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Glossary for Persistent cough in children

Medical terms related to Persistent cough in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Allergies: Immune system over-reaction to various substances.
  • Asthma: A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnoea
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Bronchiectasis: Chronic bronchiole dilation from secretions and blockages.
  • Bronchitis: Inflammation of the bronchi as a symptom
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Chronic Bronchitis: A condition which is characterized by the chronic inflammation of ones or more of the bronchi
  • Chronic bronchitis: A condition which is characterized by the chronic inflammation of ones or more of the bronchi
  • Chronic cough: The chronic noisy sudden expulsion of air from the respiratory tract
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Cough: Any type of coughing symptom.
  • Cough in children: Cough in children is any type of cough that occurs in a child.
  • Croup: A condition characterized by an acute partial obstruction of the upper airway on young children
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
  • Emphysema: Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is defined as an abnormal, permanent enlargement of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destruction of their walls and without obvious fibrosis.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hemosiderosis: A rare lung condition where bleeding into the lungs causes lung damage due to the accumulation of iron. The severity of the condition is determined by the amount of bleeding.
  • Lung symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both lungs.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Persistent cough: Persistent cough refers to a cough that is constant or unrelenting.
  • Pneumoconiosis: A group of lung diseases caused by inhaling dust.
  • Pneumonia: Lung infection or inflammation (as a symptom)
  • Primary ciliary dyskinesia: A very rare disorder where the cilia fail to move. The cilia are tiny, hair-like structures found in the respiratory and ear passages and help to clear debris and mucus. This results in increases risk of respiratory infections, sinusitis, ear infections and male infertility. The infertility results as the tails of sperm is basically cilia.
  • Respiratory acidosis: respiratory acidosis is acidosis (abnormally increased acidity of the blood) due to decreased ventilation of the pulmonary alveoli, leading to elevated arterial carbon dioxide concentration
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Tuberculosis: Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung.
  • Viral diseases: Any disease that is caused by a virus
  • Whooping Cough: An infectious condition caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis

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