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Nonproductive cough: A cough that is not associated with productive phlegm. See detailed information below for a list of 58 causes of Nonproductive cough, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Nonproductive cough:
Dry cough (201 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Cough (1407 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Cough symptoms (1407 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Nonproductive cough:
Dry cough (201 causes), Severe cough (98 causes), Cold-like symptoms (712 causes), Airway occlusion (19 causes), Aortic aneurysm (thoracic), Asthma (320 causes), Atelectasis (22 causes), Chronic bronchitis (19 causes), Bronchogenic carcinoma, Common cold (712 causes), Esophageal achalasia, Esophageal diverticula, Esophageal occlusion
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