More than 30 years ago, I began coughing, and the cough did not stop. Over the years, I have seen more than two dozen doctors and have done extensive testing for sinus, ear\, nose and throat and acid reflux. About 15 years ago, I had an acid reflux test but the results were not conclusive. Recently, I had an endoscopy and showed no signs of reflux. I have been checked out thoroughly without any sign of a medical problem. Still, I cough. I have been looking into food and find that all foods cause the cough, but some foods are worse than others. Actually, I would fare better on an all liquid diet. Even though I am taking the maximum dosage for reflux and am very careful about what I eat, the cough persists, although it is better since I have been monitoring foods. I have been looking but can find no support group for this problem. Does anybody out there have a similar problem?
I have developed a chronic cough, sore throat, very hoarse voice and shortness of breath. Nothing to explain it. I also have severe Acid Reflux. Just found this book I am currently reading. It's called "The Chronic Cough Enigma". I'm very encouraged by what I have read so far. I think you might find it very helpful too. Good luck.
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