... I will make this as short as possible. I came down with bronchitis on Aug 12th. A couple days before that I had a little cough but not severe. I had went on vacation in northern Michigan for 10 days prior to this. ... (1 replies)
... Are you a smoker?
I'm not a smoker, and that was frustrating, because whenever I said I had bronchitis, or when I was sick and coughing (or trying to cough up phlegm), people would tell me I needed to stop smoking; that my bronchitis would go away for good if I did. Since I wasn't, I didn't know what else I could do.
Changing doctors did help, however. (6 replies)
... When the lungs get really irritated, it can take a long time to go away. It sounds like it is improving, but 3 months is longer than one would normally expect. ... (1 replies)
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... I have had this cronic cough for the last 3 months. ... (3 replies)
Tricky one this but you might try and get your dr to look at fungal infection specifically Aspergillus sp. If your lungs arent working correctly its obvious your heart rate will rise compensating for increased work undertaken. Keep your heart rate down and relax until you get some form of result. Stay off inhalers unless you have confirmed airways disease. Have you... (8 replies)
... I'm not sure what's going on but I have a dry cough that has been going on for 3 months now. ... (8 replies)
... Don't have alot of help to offer, but a person my husband work's with, had some of the same symptoms and chronic cough and was put on steroids. this helped alot. ... (1 replies)
... Thats because Vicodin has Codeine in it. They will usually give you a rx. cough med with codeine in it to qwell your cough. ... (20 replies)
... The cough occurs because the larynx is constantly being hit with acid rising up from your stomach. ... (20 replies)
... e, mostly by discussion the acid reflux and he actually asked a bunch of questions. But I think the key is what happens to me when I actually get a little cold I cough all day and night and its really coming from my lungs. ... (20 replies)
Have you tried the reflux medication yet?
I am concerned because acid reflux can be the cause of asthma. I shouldn't say asthma itsself, but "asthma-like" symptoms in a patient with chronic cough. The acid that is escaping your esophagous and irritating your larynx, it its attempt to go "down" again, may be going into your lungs, instead of back down... (20 replies)
... the weird part is the coughing at the hospital, as the area I am usually in , is very vented, not recirculated and I think filtered but not sure and I've had the cough around the hospital. Can stress bring on an asthma attack, just seems like the timing is just bad, like maybe nerves? ... (20 replies)
... A cough is not a side effect of Toprol. ... (20 replies)
... he did a chest xray, bloodwork and a PFT which I failed and I have asthma, now I'm just waiting to go back to see if he wants me to take anythign. Its annoying I cough day and night in bursts. Well at least nothing was on the chest xray and I have an answer. ... (20 replies)
... I have a dry cough too , I take toprol for high blood pressure..can this be why? ... (20 replies)
... The coughing stopped when you took Vicodin because it has a Codeine derivitive in it and codeine will help with a cough. Hence, cough meds with codeine in them. ... (20 replies)
... Ace inhibiters cause a hacky cough without bringing anything up. Good reminder. ... (20 replies)
... This is just a shot in the dark, but do you take any medication for high blood pressure? Certain hypertension medications can cause a dry cough. I know, I have been there. (20 replies)
... Thank you aswander, that was the clearest explanation I've heard of that condition. Well I have an appt with a pulmonary dr mainly because whenever I get sick it is a nonstop cough. But if he does not see anything I will certainly ask about this. Thanks again. (20 replies)