Chronic cough is technically defined as a persistent cough which has been present for more than 3 months. A cough that has been present for less than 3 months, can still impact significantly on a patient’s quality of life however, and may warrant specialist input.
Common causes of Chronic Cough:
- Post nasal drip
- Gatro-oesophageal reflux (GORD)
- Medication side effects
For more information on this condition, we recommend you visit Australian Lung Foundation.