Dr. Remolina Explains Why You Shouldn’t Ignore a Cough


Most people will suffer from a cough from time to time, particularly during the winter when flu and colds are common. But if you have a persistent cough that you can’t clear, you need to see your doctor to find out if there is a more serious cause other than seasonal germs.

A study review finds correlation between COPD and bronchiectasis.

In this video, Dr. Carlos Remolina explains how a persistent cough could be due to a non-serious condition like a post-nasal drip, but it could also be one of the symptoms of a more serious lung disease such as bronchiectasis, pulmonary hypertension, COPD or even lung cancer or mesothelioma.

In addition, many smokers who have a cough often attribute it to a “smoker’s cough” and don’t bother to find out if anything more sinister is happening to their lungs. Often they only seek attention when a lung disease has progressed past the point of treatment or where quality of life has been severely compromised.

A pulmonologist explains the symptoms of bronchiectasis.

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