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Chronic cough

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

It may be one of the most common symptoms of illness but sometimes a cough just never goes away.

We show you how to handle a chronic cough in this week's Neighborhood Healthwatch.

Dr. Edwin Robinson, in Henrico, is on the case.

A cough is considered chronic is one that lasts for 8 weeks or more.

There could be many causes: smoking; allergies; postnasal drip and certain medicines.

Asthma and heartburn could also be to blame. In some cases there may be a more serious underlying condition such as a malignancy, tuberculosis, pneumonia or other airway disease.

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    Edwin Robinson, M.D.

    Family Health Clinic at Independence Park 9930 Independence Park Drive, Suite 101 Richmond, VA 23233 Phone: 804-726-2600 Fax: 804-864-3819 http://fhcurgentcare-ip.com Education: Undergraduate:More >>
    Family Health Clinic at Independence Park
    9930 Independence Park Drive, Suite 101
    Richmond, VA 23233
    Phone: 804-726-2600
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