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Severe cough: Acute or persistent cough. See detailed information below for a list of 98 causes of Severe cough, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Severe cough. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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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...read more »
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This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Severe cough. Of the 98 causes of Severe cough that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Severe cough' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. 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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The following list of medical conditions have Severe cough 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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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Severe cough, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
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Subtypes of Severe cough:
Medical Conditions associated with Severe cough:
Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Cough (1407 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 Severe cough:
Cough (1407 causes), Persistent cough (98 causes), Dry cough (201 causes), Wet cough (286 causes), Coughing blood (224 causes), Coughing spasms (14 causes), Morning cough, Mild cough (10 causes), Persistent cough (98 causes), Severe cough (98 causes), Acid-Base Imbalance, Adenoviruses, Asbestosis, Asthma (320 causes), Barrett's esophagus, Benign lung Cancer, Bronchial adenomata syndrome, Bronchiectasis, Bronchitis (273 causes)
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