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Learn how to stop coughing and how to get rid of a constant cough by taking our online test and finding the causes, symptoms and treatments for quicker cough relief.

Am I at risk for chronic cough?

Coughs can take forever to go away, meaning prevention is much, much better than cure. Knowing your risk can help you make the changes necessary to ward off a cough before it strikes.

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Professor Keertan Dheda has received several prestigious awards including the 2014 Oppenheimer Award, and has published over 160 peer-reviewed papers and holds 3 patents related to new TB diagnostic or infection control technologies. He serves on the editorial board of the journals PLoS One, the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Medicine, Lancet Respiratory Diseases and Nature Scientific Reports, amongst others. Read his full biography at the University of Cape Town Lung Institute.

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