chronic cough

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chronic cough

A cough that occurs daily for at least three weeks.
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chronic cough,

n health condition characterized by either a lingering cough or a recurring cough lasting more than a month.

Patient discussion about chronic cough

Q. What causes a chronic cough? I had a cold for a few days, acompanied with cough. it all passed and the cough stays for over a month now! is it chronical? what to do in that case?

A. i would go check it up with a Dr. it sometimes happen that the disease is longer then is seems. the body fight the infection lowering it down and then it stays in a low level and cause to partial symptoms.
but this is just a guess. you may have another cause.

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