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Productive cough: A cough which occurs in associated with the production of phelgm. See detailed information below for a list of 133 causes of Productive cough, 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...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Productive cough:
Wet cough (286 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Cough (1407 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Sputum symptoms (216 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), Salivary gland symptoms (355 causes)
Symptoms related to Productive cough:
Cough (1407 causes), Wet cough (286 causes), Cold-like symptoms (712 causes), Flu-like symptoms (168 causes), Actinomycosis, Aspiration pneumonitis, Bronchiectasis, Chemical pneumonitis, Common cold (712 causes), Ruptured lung abscess, Lung cancer (29 causes), Nocardiosis (5 causes), North American blastomycosis, Pneumonia (241 causes)
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