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Coughing: The involuntary reflex to forcefully expire air from ones lungs. See detailed information below for a list of 309 causes of Coughing, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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A cough is a sudden, often repetitive, spasmodic contraction of the thoracic cavity, resulting in violent release of air from the lungs, and usually accompanied by a distinctive sound. (from Wikipedia)
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The following list of medical conditions have Coughing or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Coughing based
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Subtypes of Coughing:
Acute cough (28 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Coughing:
Cough (1407 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Cough symptoms (1407 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Coughing:
Runny nose (754 causes), Fever (2274 causes), Croup (17 causes), Dry cough (201 causes), Wet cough (286 causes), Respiratory tract infections, COPD, Chronic obstructive respiratory disease, Bronchitis (273 causes), Emphysema, Tuberculosis, Bronchiectasis
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