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Cardiopulmonary Syndromes (PDQ®)

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Chronic Coughing

Chronic coughing may cause much physical distress.

Chronic cough may cause severe pain, trouble sleeping, dyspnea, or fatigue. The causes of chronic coughing are almost the same as the causes of dyspnea.

It may be possible to treat the cause of chronic coughing.

Treatments may include:

Medicines may be used to control chronic coughing.

Medicines may include:

  • Updated: September 16, 2014