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Can a child cough for few weeks and the doctor can't find the cause? Is it make sense?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Coughing is a natural protective event that helps clear the lower airways of small amounts of mucous.
The point of onset is often a minor upper/lower airway virus of little importance (self healing). Recovery/clearing is often delayed by exposure to environmental irritants like house dust, fragrances,smoke,etc.

In brief: Yes

Coughing is a natural protective event that helps clear the lower airways of small amounts of mucous.
The point of onset is often a minor upper/lower airway virus of little importance (self healing). Recovery/clearing is often delayed by exposure to environmental irritants like house dust, fragrances,smoke,etc.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Yes

You can cough for 3-6 weeks with a viral upper respiratory illness.

In brief: Yes

You can cough for 3-6 weeks with a viral upper respiratory illness.
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
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