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I am sorry you have this bad cough
how old are you?
do you smoke?
after a lung infection, often times the airways can become swollen with mucus which can cause cough
this can be helped by a course of steroids like prednisone or methylprednisolone and medications to help thin the mucous like mucinex or guaifenesin along with drinking lots of water.
it doesn't sound like you have tried a course of steroid therapy yet.