AIMAN INAM KARACHI: Constant cough can be annoying, exasperating and sometimes embarrassing for the individuals. It has been discovered that normally people get over the coughs within three weeks. If it is not cured and remain persistent, you should consult a doctor on urgent basis. Following are some of the diseases you can come out with if you ignore the cough: Asthma: Continual coughing that is accompanied by wheezing, upper body stiffness and shortness of breath could be a warning sign of asthma. It is a respiratory sickness which influences airways. Asthmatic coughs are typically dry coughs that can be worse at hours of darkness or early in the dawn. Allergies: In cities like Karachi, the air is stuffed with pollen, dust, pet dander, and other airborne irritants that can wreak a situation known as allergic rhinitis. Some of the symptoms of this allergy include coughing, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes, painful and rough throat etc. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: COPD is a lung ailment that obstructs air circulation, therefore people find it complicated to breathe. This can trigger an irritating cough, which is accompanied by breath troubles and wheezing. Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease: It has been learnt that
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