About Me: Female, 56, Melbourne, Australia, member since Jul 2012
I have been coughing for 12 years. It is just a silly annoying "tickle" cough. The only time I don't cough is when I'm asleep (unless I've had a virus/cold). It is with me all the time. Had all the tests - no answers yet. My mum had the same cough - she died 30 y
[More]ears ago - she died with it but not because of it.
Codein tablets help - but I only use them when it is vital that I don't cough - eg: when public speaking or at the dentist They are starting to lose their effectiveness the more I use them. Tried alternative medicines - no one has been able to solve the mystery of my cough.
is looking for a cure for her chronic 12 year cough
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