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Friday, May 13, 2011 Denise, Community Member, asks

Q: my husband has a heart problem, he has developed a chronic dry cough, he has had this for two weeks. should there be any cause for concern?

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5/14/11 10:38pm

Hi Denise,


Cough can be a symptom of many conditions and/or a side effect of certain drugs. Here is a link to info on a possible connection with heart disease:


Coughing and heart disease


He should also follow up with his physician.


Take care,

Shauna Hill, RD, LD

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By Denise, Community Member— Last Modified: 05/14/11, First Published: 05/13/11