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Had a chesty cough for a few weeks now, was prescribed antibiotics however my cough has seemed to have gotten worse ?

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Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Chronic Cough

It is very likely that you are having chronic cough.
Cough greater than 6 weeks in duration is termed chronic cough. Post infectious cough is a commonly diagnosed condition. Treatment of cough is often an empirical method . Treatments are geared towards multiple causes in a step wise fashion. Sometimes anticholinergic inhalers work in post infectious cough. Please talk to your doctor.

In brief: Chronic Cough

It is very likely that you are having chronic cough.
Cough greater than 6 weeks in duration is termed chronic cough. Post infectious cough is a commonly diagnosed condition. Treatment of cough is often an empirical method . Treatments are geared towards multiple causes in a step wise fashion. Sometimes anticholinergic inhalers work in post infectious cough. Please talk to your doctor.
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