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I have had a persistent cough since early this year. Around

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I have had a persistent cough since early this year. Around March/April, I came down with bronchitis and have been coughing since then. There are times I cough so hard that I vomit. I've been to urgent care a few times since, and they have given me different prescriptions to treat the cough, the latest was a nasal spray and expectorant. Although my coughing has calmed down, it has not gone away.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: I do not take any daily medications, and have not yet come across anything that I am allergic to.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Occasional smoker, but not heavily.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 6 months ago.

Hi there. Have you been treated with antibiotics?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 6 months ago.

What did they give you?

Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 6 months ago.

Did you try azithromycin? This covers walking pneumonia, a condition that can linger for months and result in spastic coughing and fatigue without fever or a lot of phlegm.