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My dad is a smoker. He get very bad dry cough every year. He

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My dad is a smoker. He get very bad dry cough every year. He is unable to sleep. When he starts to cough it will non stop for like 20mins for more. No medicine work for him.
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Customer: replied 9 years ago.
Reply to DoogleNK's Post: 31

The possibilities are chronic bronchitis, emhysema (COPD) & lung cancer.

Prescription medicines for control of cough & treating underlying cause are needed.

Please consult a physician for evaluation of his persistent severe cough & treatment.

Evaluation may include blood work, chest x-ray, sputum examination & possibly CT scan of chest.

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