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I've had a dry cough for the past 3 weeks tried cough syrup hasnt worked now what can I do.?
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Dr. Leila Wing
Internal Medicine
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A cough for three weeks is not normal and needs further investigation.
May need a chest x-ray especially if you smoke. Any history of tb? Do you live in a state with valley fever (cocci) like arizona or the southwest? See your doctor.

In brief: See doctor
A cough for three weeks is not normal and needs further investigation.
May need a chest x-ray especially if you smoke. Any history of tb? Do you live in a state with valley fever (cocci) like arizona or the southwest? See your doctor.
Dr. Leila Wing
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Dr. Leila Wing
See a doctor for evaluation, you may need antibiotics and Chest X-ray.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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Possibilities include bronchospasm, post-nasal drip, gerd or a combination of 2 or more of these diagnoses.
Treatment depends on the etiology which often requires testing for precise diagnosis. See your doctor so proper diagnosis and then treatment can be rendered. Quit smoking if you are smoking. Your doctor can help w/this, too.

In brief: See doctor..
Possibilities include bronchospasm, post-nasal drip, gerd or a combination of 2 or more of these diagnoses.
Treatment depends on the etiology which often requires testing for precise diagnosis. See your doctor so proper diagnosis and then treatment can be rendered. Quit smoking if you are smoking. Your doctor can help w/this, too.
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