How long should a productive cough last?

How long should a productive cough last?

Coughs Can Last About 2 Weeks. Jan. 14, 2013 — Just how long should that pesky cough last? The answer, according to most doctors, is close to 18 days. Yet many people with a cough get antsy after about five to nine days, a new study shows.

What causes a dry cough with no other symptoms?

A dry cough is a cough where no phlegm or mucus is produced (known as non-productive). A dry cough is irritating and usually associated with a tickly throat. Dry coughs are often caused by viral illnesses such as colds and flu, but they can also be caused by allergies or throat irritants.

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