... I too have had many instances of a lingering cough after surgery. ... (2 replies)
... Hi there. I had lung surgery about three months ago. I feel fully recovered, however had a dry cough for 9 weeks following surgery... ... (2 replies)
... have been plagued with them since my childhood. I have always had sinus problems and when I was in my early 30's developed a severe case of bronchitis. I had a lingering cough that took forever to go away. Every winter after that I developed bronchitis really easily, usually had it about twice a year. ... (4 replies)
... and would get a terrible lingering cough after a bad cold, but I have been diagnosed with asthma. I think I let my sinus problems go for so long without a proper diagnosis that it turned into asthma. ... (13 replies)
... how long dod your cough last. mine has been snice april 2012,but with the meds it does help.. ... (8 replies)
... did you have a cough??I do but with the meds it does help.. thanks (8 replies)
... I also have been coughing since the end of March 2012 and three x-rays going for CAT scan this Thursday, July 5. they're just concerned why the fluid is still there. very scared to tell me I have lung cancer. I do take medicine that help an inhaler and nose spray. Glad everything worked out (8 replies)
... no masses or anything but still cloudy. They said it was scarring and they could not see more pneumonia. I had a chronic cough for about a year. I went to another doctor who put me on an Alvesco inhaler. I was on that for six months and it finally cleared up. ... (8 replies)
... oms. So doc suggested one more xray 1st week of April. I feel completely back to normal and have resumed 4 hours of karate a week. I have had a runny nose and cough still but thought it was allergies. I got my xray yesterday. They called with results today and it is still NOT clear! I am told to go for a CT scan. ... (8 replies)
... Beth about the cough meds. If nothing else, get something OTC. ... (2 replies)
... ith the cough. I am not sure how but it does, so that might be something that you could try. Also you could go back to your doctor and ask for a prescription for cough medicine, those work as well and it will allow you to sleep. ... (2 replies)
... I have had bronchitis for 2 weeks accompanied with a terrible deep cough (sounds like a dog). Although the doctor thinks its viral, he still put me on Z pack. I have 1 pill left to take for tomorrow. There has been no improvement in my condition. Cannot sleep at night. It's a horrible experience. I am starting to ache all over from the
strain of coughing.
Help, looking for... (2 replies)
... whatever I had was just a little infection, and I have just begun more treatment with Biaxin today to sese if it will help me again. This cough and these worsened breathing problems feel a whole lot like what I had months ago, and part of me is scared that it may be being caused by a blood clot. ... (4 replies)
... upper respiratory crud a few weeks ago and I was pretty sick for two weeks straight. Well, I am much better now, but I have had this lingering dry cough with a little bit of shortness of breath that comes and goes during the day. I don't really cough up anything, but it kind of has me concerned.... ... (0 replies)
... I had either bronchitis or a very bad cold/cough early in February. I got on medication pretty fast and it went away. Then the beginning of March I got a little scratchy throat, but nothing major. However in the past that has sometimes turned into a cold, so I aggressively took the vitamin C and that went away, but left me with phlegm in my chest and throat that I have to... (5 replies)
... I am with you...as I tell people who say you don't sound good, I feel fine other than the annoying cough and the need to blow my nose. ... (5 replies)
... This is the first time I have had bronchitis. I went to the doctor and put me on antibiotics a couple of weeks ago which stopped the colored phlegm.
I now only have clear phlegm, cough and a little bit of rattling/wheezing/raspy breath sounds.
Anyone else have any insight into this? (5 replies)
... Is this your first time with bronchitis? If so, it's a shock to find out how long it can last.
I just got a touch of it again; I had a bad case of asthmatic bronchitis earlier this year, and I get bronchitis repeatedly. It can last for a while. Go to the doctor if you haven't.
One reason the cough (especially that barking cough) and wheeze can last is that the... (5 replies)
... Just trying to get some peace of mind that the cough and raspy breathing might be over soon. ... (5 replies)
... Yes, it is normal to have a lingering cough after treatment. I have had many of these infections, and the cough wants to stick around forever it seems. If he,s not better in a couple of weeks, I would definitely insist on an xray and blood work. ... (2 replies)