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10/20/2017 Westminster Closure

Our Westminster Office will be closed Friday 10/20/17. We will reopen for our normal hours on Monday.


10/17/2017 Bethesda Closure

Our Bethesda Office will be closed today 10/17/2017. We will reopen for our normal hours on Wednesday.


10/17/2017 Silver Spring Opening Late

Our Silver Spring office will be open this Friday, 10/20 at 10 am.


10/02/2017 Shady Grove/Rockville Opening Late on 10/6

Our Shady Grove/Rockville Office will be opening at 9 am on Friday, 10/6.


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Chronic Cough

A chronic cough is a cough that lasts 4-8 weeks in adults or children. The most common causes of a recurrent cough are postnasal drip, asthma and GERD.

Common Symptoms of Chronic Cough

  • runny nose
  • frequent sore throat
  • hoarseness
  • shortness of breath
  • Common Causes of Chronic Cough

    Almost anything can trigger a cough, below are some of the common causes of the chronic cough.

  • postnasal drip
  • asthma
  • GERD
  • infections
  • chronic bronchitis
  • smoking
  • Diagnosis and Treatment

    An allergist or healthcare provider can diagnose chronic cough and provide the best form of treatment. Below are some of the common procedures used to diagnosis chronic cough:

  • chest x-ray
  • CT scan
  • lung function test/spirometry
  • lab and scope test
  • Doctors may suggest treating a chronic cough with antihistamines and/or decongestants, acid blockers and cough suppressants.

    If you would like to schedule an appointment for treatment of chronic cough or have any questions about respiratory conditions, call 1-800-778-9923 or visit the Allergy & Asthma Center location near you.

     
     

     

     












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