A cough is a sudden and often repetitively occurring reflex which helps to clear
the large breathing passages from secretions, irritants, foreign particles and ...
Coughing is the body's way of removing foreign material or mucus from the lungs
and upper airway passages -- or reacting to an irritated airway.
Feb 19, 2016 ... Learn about coughs, (acute, chronic, or persistent), which can have common
causes such as infections, or chronic (persistent) cough may be ...
Read about chronic cough causes such as medications GERD, postnasal drip,
rhinitis, asthma, sinus infection, bronchitis, pneumonia, and smoking. Symptoms
Apr 26, 2016 ... Cough: Symptom — Overview covers definition, possible causes of 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 ...
Some coughs are dry. Others are productive. A productive cough is one that
brings up mucus. Mucus is also called phlegm or sputum. Coughs can be either ...
Coughing is an automatic reaction to try to clear your airways. If you have a
persistent cough for longer then three weeks you should see your GP.
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A cough is a common medical symptom. The Everyday Health Symptom Checker
helps you find common causes, a diagnosis, and treatments for coughing.