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I've had a cough for over two years. I have been treated with inhalers, steroid, anti drip medications, antihistamines, zpac you name it. It has ?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: GERD?

Have you been evaluated for gerd? This can also contribute to bronchospasm and result in cough.
It is not likely to be due to infection if it has been present for 2 years. If you are smoking, you need to quit. You may need pulmonary function testing to rule out copd, especially if you have smoked.

In brief: GERD?

Have you been evaluated for gerd? This can also contribute to bronchospasm and result in cough.
It is not likely to be due to infection if it has been present for 2 years. If you are smoking, you need to quit. You may need pulmonary function testing to rule out copd, especially if you have smoked.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Detailed evaluation

Once you have undergone many treatments for both pulmonary, medical reasons for cough there can be more aggressive treatments for reflux that can sometimes help clear a cough.
If this is not helpful your doctor should consider diagnosis of laryngeal neuropathy and an ENT referral should be considered.

In brief: Detailed evaluation

Once you have undergone many treatments for both pulmonary, medical reasons for cough there can be more aggressive treatments for reflux that can sometimes help clear a cough.
If this is not helpful your doctor should consider diagnosis of laryngeal neuropathy and an ENT referral should be considered.
Dr. Avner Aliphas
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Detailed evaluation

This is a question that requires a thorough evaluation by a competent pulmonologist.
A good history, physical examination, review of all your medications, review of all tests, and further testing with a ct scan of the chest, esophageal pH monitoring if not already done.

In brief: Detailed evaluation

This is a question that requires a thorough evaluation by a competent pulmonologist.
A good history, physical examination, review of all your medications, review of all tests, and further testing with a ct scan of the chest, esophageal pH monitoring if not already done.
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