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Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland
Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland

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02/19/2018 WESTMINSTER OFFICE CLOSING

The Westminster Office will be closed Monday, February 19th. We apologize for any inconvenience.


02/06/2017 Opening Late on 2/7/2018

All offices will be opening at 11 am tomorrow on 2/7 due to the inclement weather. Thank you for your patience, and drive safe!




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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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