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What is the reason for me to cough continuously for an hour once in a week ?

Hi I am 25 year old man with weight 68kg and height 5.11 . I have cough problem from last 5 month. In a week I have cough regularly for one time for 1 and half hour. This happen only one in a week and other 6 day I am fit 100% fit. Why this happen?
Thu, 12 May 2011
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Pulmonologist 's  Response
you have allergic cough, so when you get exposure to allergans you got coughing.
if coughing persistant than you consult your doctor and take treatment for that.
if recurrent , than go for allergic tests and immunotherapy.
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Pediatrician Dr. Suryakanta Baraha's  Response
hello,
its once in a week and last for 1 hour.are you gatting at particular place or particular day of week? consult a chest physician about it. it not appears to be infection.it may be any allergic type of reaction.take care
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General & Family Physician Dr. Anand Babu M's  Response
Hi welcome to healthcare magic forum



Since the cough is from past 5 months, each episodes last for 1 hr, it is suggestive of COPD( chronic obstuctive pulmonary disease).. but you needed to be examined & x-ray is need to make a diagnosis..hence consult a physician...
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