Cough

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Pneumonia: Know the Symptoms & How to Treat
Pneumonia is an infection in the lungs, causing the air sacs in one or both of your lungs to become inflamed. This causes a cough, chest pain, and a fever. It can be bacterial or viral.
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Croup: Know the Symptoms & Treatments
Croup is caused by several common viral infections that cause the upper airways to swell. Its hallmark symptom is a barky cough. Croup is generally not serious and can be treated at home, but severe cases need immediate medical attention.
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9 Causes for Your Cough
Your cough can be caused by viruses, bacterial infections, COVID-19, allergies, and a number of other conditions. Learn what your cough symptoms mean, how to get the right diagnosis, and what treatments actually help.
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Serious or Non-serious Cough? When to See a Doctor for Cough
Read what a doctor thinks about when you walk in with acute or chronic cough
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What Causes a Dry Cough & How to Find Relief
A persistent dry cough can be caused from a upper respiratory infection or bronchitis. Other common causes for a dry throat cough include asthma, smoking, or viral throat infection. Viral pneumonia and COPD are less common causes of dry cough.
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9 Reasons You're Coughing Up Blood & When to Call a Doctor
Coughing up blood may seem like an emergency. While coughing blood can be a sign of serious illness, there are also many common conditions that cause blood in your saliva that can be readily treated. Determining the severity will depend on associated symptoms, if any. Read more below to learn 9 possible conditions that are causing blood in your cough, treatment options, and more.
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What Causes Brown, Black, or Colored Mucus With Your Cough
Coughing up black or brown mucus can occur when from environmental conditions like pollution or smoking. Other causes of brown phlegm include small amounts of blood located in the throat or further down in the airway. Read below for more information on causes and how to treat coughing up brown or black mucus.
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Whooping Cough: Hallmark Symptoms, Treatments and When Is It Dangerous
This article will discuss the respiratory illness whooping cough that can occur in children, adolescents, and adults. Symptoms include fatigue and malaise, a low-grade fever, excessive tearing, red eyes, severe coughing, a “whooping” sound on inspiration, and vomiting after coughing.
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Flu (Influenza): Symptoms and How Long It Lasts
Influenza, or the flu, is a respiratory illness caused by a virus. It causes muscle aches, headache, fever, sore throat and makes you feel tired. Most people recover on their own.
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Types of coughs

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  • Experiencing a bad taste in your mouth after coughing could simply be bad breath. However, it could also point to an underlying condition. Causes for bad taste from coughing range in severity. Read more below to learn 3 possible causes of bad tasting cough.
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