I have a cough for a month, can it be TB Tuberculosis?

Does only cough from a month means tb, the cough is not sever it comes 5-6 times a day but when oily food is taken it increases, cough is not with sputum, a month before cough was started with cold flu symptoms but met a gp and got medicines but cold was cured but cough is lasting still, is the cough is due viral infection or is it tb or other sever disease symptoms?

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Dr.Honey
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Dr.Honey

Hi..
Thanks for the query..

Chronic cough can be due to a number of causes like post nasal drip, acid reflux, chronic bronchitis, side effects of medications, respiratory tract infections etc..

So it is advisable to consult a Physician and get a clinical examination done so that approprite treatment can be advised..

Hope this helps..

Regards..

Dr.Honey
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Dr.Honey

Hi..
For now you can take cough suppressants like Dextromethorphan and a combination of Levocetrizine and Monteulokast..

Hope this helps..

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