How Long Does Chronic Bronchial Cough Last?

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Chronic bronchial cough can be with phlegm on most days for at least three months in a year, for two years in a row. It is a serious condition that makes your lungs a breeding ground for bacterial infections and may require ongoing medical treatment. It is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Keywords: chronic bronchial cough
First, let me tell you I was born with bronchial Asthma.  I´ve had a chronic cough now for at least a month.  I went to my PCP and she told me it was my allergies.  A few days later I was having trouble breathing and she to me to go to the ER and have chest exrays done. So I did and they gave me a breathing treatment with meds, saline drip and oxygen.  They wanted me to stay for observation but I have three dogs and three cats to feed at 4:00 in the afternoon.  No options,  after my oxygen level was good and my blood pressure was in a normal range I was good to go home.  I was told to continue with the nebulizer at home .  I was doing it every 3 to 4 hours.  Didn´t work.  Been suffering with this cough too long.  This morning I was resting on the couch and I started coughing again. (10:30) am.  I coughed up a square of white phlegm with about 2 tiny clumps of thick white phlegm on it also.  Just a little concerned as this has never happened before.  Can you tell me what this might be?
It is just the drainage secreted by the bronchial glands. It occurs frequently in the morning or when you change your body position suddenly.
I think you might be infected with some special pathogens that caused chronic cough. If you have phlegm in the next few days, you can see a pulmonary specialist. You need to test the phlegm to see if there are bacteria in it. Then you can know what infections you get and what treatment you should have.
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