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we don't know why some people have sarcoidosis.
Sarcoidosis is also called sarcoid and is a disease involving abnormal collections of inflammatory cells that form lumps known as granulomas which is a form of excessive scar tissue.
some believe it may be due to an immune reaction to a trigger such as an infection or chemicals in those who are genetically predisposed
sarcoidosis needs a biopsy in your lungs to confirm the biopsy.
severe cough in itself is not a sign of sarcoidosis.
have you seen a pulmonologist to have lung testing like a chest CT scan and a pulmonary function test to see why you are coughing?