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.
Read about chronic cough causes such as medications GERD, postnasal drip,
rhinitis, asthma, sinus infection, bronchitis, pneumonia, and smoking. Symptoms
Feb 19, 2016 ... Learn about coughs, (acute, chronic, or persistent), which can have common
causes such as infections, or chronic (persistent) cough may be ...
While an occasional cough is normal, a cough that persists may be a sign of a
medical problem. A cough is considered "acute" if it lasts less than three weeks.
Coughing is a reflex that keeps your throat and airways clear. Although it can be
annoying, coughing helps your body heal or protect itself. Coughs can be either ...
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 ...
Cough no longer receives submissions; BioMed Central hosts an archive (http://
www.coughjournal.com/content) of all articles previously published in the journal
A cough is a common medical symptom. The Everyday Health Symptom Checker
helps you find common causes, a diagnosis, and treatments for coughing.
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 ...