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Dry cough in children: A dry cough in children is a cough in a child that does not produce any sputum or phlegm. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Dry cough in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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, any teen or adult with a persistent cough may actually have ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine...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 cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Dry cough in children:
Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Cough symptoms (1407 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Dry cough in children:
Common cold (712 causes), Upper respiratory tract infection (18 causes), Post nasal drip (41 causes), Whooping cough, Pollutant irritation, Habitual cough, Laryngitis (23 causes), Tracheitis, Asthma (320 causes), Lung cancer (29 causes)
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