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I have a history of asthma and have had a cough for about a month. I had a doctor appointment 4 days ago and was told that my eosinophils were high. She put me on steriods for 6 days but im still the same even though I've taken them for days. She thought it was post nasil drip due to allergies causing the cough. Could it be something else? Shouldn't the steroids be working already? Should I insist on a chest xray?

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replied April 19th, 2019
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Its better to have chest xray. I would suggest you to take antiallergic, beta2 agonist, montileukast and proton pump inhibitors to overcome this problem.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care

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