A cough is a common reflex action that aims to clear the throat of mucus or foreign irritants. Coughing to clear the throat is typically an infrequent action, although there are a number of other conditions that can cause more frequent bouts of coughing. Most coughs will clear up, or at least significantly improve, within two weeks. Any cough that produces blood or hasn't improved after a few weeks may be serious.
A cough is a sudden and often repetitively occurring reflex which helps to clear
the large breathing passages from fluids, irritants, foreign particles and microbes.
Jul 2, 2015 ... Are you fed up with your stubborn cough? There are many reasons why a cough
may not improve, and that can be frustrating for people and ...
Cold and flu season brings on hacking coughs that can leave your chest aching.
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Coughing helps your body heal or protect itself. There are two types of coughs:
acute and chronic. Learn the causes of chronic cough.
Sep 26, 2015 ... A cough is a common reflex action that clears the throat of mucus or foreign
irritants. Coughing to clear the throat is typically an infrequent ...
Feb 19, 2016 ... Learn about coughs, (acute, chronic, or persistent), which can have common
causes such as infections, or chronic (persistent) cough may be ...
Apr 26, 2016 ... A cough is your body's way of responding when something irritates your throat or
airways. An irritant stimulates nerves that send a message to ...
It's never a fun situation when you have a persistent cough. You don't want to be
that person in a quiet room during a lecture that can't stop breaking the silence ...
Aug 27, 2015 ... A persistent or chronic cough that lasts longer than a few weeks can be
worrisome, but for nonsmokers, the most common causes include ...