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Smoking-induced Cough Treatment Overview

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Care Plan


First steps to consider

  • Smoking-induced cough (smoker’s cough) is best treated by quitting smoking.
  • At-home strategies can help you quit smoking, calm your cough, and ease discomfort.

When you may need a provider

  • You want or need professional help to quit smoking.
  • You have a persistent cough that has not been diagnosed.

Emergency Care

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Call 911 or go to the ER if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Dizziness
  • Racing heart
  • Vomiting
  • Cyanosis (blue discoloration anywhere on your skin, lips, or nails)
  • Chest pain
  • Constant fever of 102˚F or above
  • Confusion
  • Coughing up blood

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