The video below is an explanation regarding common causes of long-term cough that doesn’t go away after 6-8 weeks. If you are struggling with a cough for over 2 months it is a good idea to see your doctor for advice and most importantly to try to find a cause. The best treatment for chronic cough is to find and treat the cause.
Coughing is a reflex which protects the airways therefore treatment needs to be carefully chosen. Coughing for a long time is a symptom of something else and there are many possible causes. Therefore, establishing a diagnosis before starting any treatment is ideal, in order not to miss any serious conditions.