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What causes a chronic cough?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Possibilities...
Chronic cough is usually due to bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of etiologies.
If the cough is multi factorial, all etiologies must be treated for the cough to resolve. Sometimes testing is needed for all etiologies to be diagnosed and thus proper treatment can be rendered.

In brief: Possibilities...
Chronic cough is usually due to bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of etiologies.
If the cough is multi factorial, all etiologies must be treated for the cough to resolve. Sometimes testing is needed for all etiologies to be diagnosed and thus proper treatment can be rendered.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Leila Wing
Internal Medicine
In brief: Several things
There are several things that could be related to chronic cough: asthma, gerd/reflux, and post-nasal drip.
Other things should be evaluated like cxr and history of smoking.

In brief: Several things
There are several things that could be related to chronic cough: asthma, gerd/reflux, and post-nasal drip.
Other things should be evaluated like cxr and history of smoking.
Dr. Leila Wing
Dr. Leila Wing
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