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Have been diagnosed with csf leak. Because of heavy cough doctor postponed my surgery. Solution to get rid of cough?

Hi I have been diagnosed with csf leak. I am waiting to have surgery through the nose but my only problem is I developt a non stop cough and I believe it's from my csf leak I never had a cough before it all stared when I got my csf leak . My doctor said that he never heard of a cough being caused by csf leak and if I can't get it under control they are going to postpone my surgery . I can't take these headache anymore . Please help . I have no asthma
Asked On : Mon, 8 Apr 2013
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Sep 2013
Hi, bout of cough I have noticed in many patients, reasons are thousands. In your's case it may be due to inhalation of some thing in trachea, 2nd reason may be due to congestion and allergy in lung due to some allergens. If rales ( wheezing *WHISTLE*) type of sound is there pl take some bronchodilators and some cough syrup containing codein phosphate but after the advice of of doc.
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