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Coughing after cleaning up dusty places

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: September 28, 2021 3:32 PM

Anonymous 2 months

I am a woman in my 20s, felt suffocated, shortness of breath, sneezing, runny nose and coughing shortly an hour after the cleaning session was done yesterday but it is still bearable. Today, the shortness of breath is gone but I’m still coughing and have a runny nose from time to time. It wasn’t a dust allergy was it?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 2 months
General Practitioner

Hello and good evening,
Thank you for your question.

Based on your question above, I understand that you are worry about your problem. I will try to help you.

For your information, there are many causes that can contribute to your problem. They are:

  1. Rhinitis
  2. Sinusitis
  3. Nose polyps
  4. Allergy to dust
  5. Deviation of septum

So, I advice you to refer to a doctor to get a proper treatment. You can also have an online consultation with our doctors for more information and further treatments.

I hope this answer will help you. Thank you.

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