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Barking cough

Barking cough: Introduction

A cough described as a "barking cough" is typically referring either to croup (an acute respiratory cough condition) or a residual chronic dry cough. Causes vary from croup, to simply a complication of a recent common cold that is taking its time to recover, whooping cough (pertussis), or to severe chronic lung diseases such as COPD. Refer to the causes of barking cough or more generally to the causes of dry cough or causes of chronic cough....more »

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Causes of Barking cough:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Barking cough. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Barking cough: Symptom Checker

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Barking cough Treatments

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Barking cough: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Barking cough

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Barking cough: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Barking cough

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as a common more »

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 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 more »

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Barking cough: Related Rare Diseases

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Barking cough: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Barking cough

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How Common are these Causes of Barking cough?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Barking cough. Of the 10 causes of Barking cough that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 8 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Barking cough:

The following list of conditions have 'Barking 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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Causes of Barking cough Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Barking cough based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    Classifications of Barking cough:

    Medical Conditions associated with Barking 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 Barking cough:

    Dry cough (201 causes), Cough (1407 causes), Productive cough (133 causes), Severe cough (98 causes), Chronic cough (151 causes), Bronchitis (273 causes), Fever (2274 causes), Upper airway tract infection, Noisy breathing, Stridor (695 causes), Chronic lung diseases

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