Chronic Cough

coughThe Chronic Cough is a very common complaint in both our adult and pediatric patients.  History and Physical exam are paramount and ruling out a worrisome etiology is our initial objective.  After this is accomplished the etiology is almost always multifactorial.  LPR, Cough variant asthma, PND associated with Allergic rhinitis, and Infectious etiologies are highest on our differential.