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What causes cough along with flu?

had flu six weeks ago, cough ever since, hacking severe at time, now losing voice. since saturday taking ziertec D 2x/day, and benzonatate 3x/day, not dramatically better. should i be concerned? what else could it be? very important business week next week, need health and voice. thank you
Fri, 23 Mar 2018
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Hello,

After going through your history, I would say you should be slightly worried because this flu could have been now imposing with some secondary bacterial infection. If you would have come to my clinic, then I would like to along with your current treatment also start one antibiotic like azithromycin for you.


Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Medhavi Agarwal
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