Hello,
in March 2015 I got sick (flu/cold) and I started coughing and I never stopped (as for April 2016). I don't smoke. It is a dry cough, there is nothing coming up. I had an endoscopy and I don't have acid reflux. X-rays were clear, spirometry was clear, ct scan clear, bronchoscopy clear except that my lungs were very red and inflamed. Allergy drugs haven't helped. I have turbinates hypertrophy that causes post-nasal drip but when I lie down I stop coughing completely and if the cough were caused by post-nasal drip it would get worse lying down. I was wondering if you could help me understanding what is causing this cough and how to get rid of it, thank you.
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replied July 27th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Its very typical manifestation of allergies and flu with postnasal drip. treatment is decongestants, antihistamines and supportive care and home remedies.

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
Khan
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