Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland
Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland
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07/05/2017 WELCOME DR JOSEPHS

The Allergy and Asthma Center is excited to welcome Dr Shelby Josephs to our practice. Dr Josephs will be seeing patients in our new North Bethesda Office. Check our "Our Providers" and "Locations" page for more info!





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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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