Psychogenic cough: Introduction
Psychogenic cough: There are patients with a chronic dry cough (longer than 4 months) that seems to defy all explanation and resist all the usual standard treatment. This is known as psychogenic cough.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Psychogenic cough is available below.
Symptoms of Psychogenic cough
- Started during or after recovering from a viral laryngitis and/or upper respiratory infection
- Dry cough
- Cough occurs due to no perceivable reason
- Cough may occur several times an hour to even as often as several times a minute.
- Cough does not seem to get better with time (months or even years)
- more symptoms...»
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symptoms of Psychogenic cough
Treatments for Psychogenic cough
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Psychogenic cough:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Psychogenic cough?
Causes of Psychogenic cough
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Psychogenic cough: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Psychogenic cough
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as a ...read more »
Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis,
when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection,
such as a common...read more »
Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been
immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears
off after about 15 years.
Thus,...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients with...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See misdiagnosis of eating disorders or ...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders may...read more »
Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
are difficult to diagnose.
Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung...read more »
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Psychogenic cough: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists:
- Lung Health Specialists (Pulmonologist):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Psychogenic cough
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Psychogenic cough: Rare Types
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Psychogenic cough: Animations
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Psychogenic cough: Broader Related Topics
Types of Psychogenic cough
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