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Chronic Cough

Chronic cough is a persistent cough that lasts for at least eight weeks, and often much longer. Although cough is a common symptom of many lung diseases, chronic cough can't always be linked to another disease or condition and it often doesn't respond to treatment. If you have chronic cough it can feel like a burden on your daily life, with lack of sleep, mental and physical exhaustion and social stigma impacting your quality of life.

Learn About Chronic Cough

What is chronic cough and how does it affect the body? Learn what it means to have this disease.

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Diagnosing Chronic Cough

Find out what treatment options are available for chronic cough.

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Living With Chronic Cough

A diagnosis of chronic cough can be both confirming and frustrating. You and your healthcare provider may have more work to do to manage living with chronic cough.

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Here are five important questions to ask your doctor about chronic cough.

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