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Hello this is Dr. Salama MD,
It sounds like you are having an acute flare up of reactive airway disease.
While the X rays, may be necessary, I would also recommend using an albuterol inhaler 2 puffs every 4-6 hours as needed for the next 3-5 days.
If you do not improve then antibiotics and/or steroids might be needed to alleviate your cough.
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