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Cough in children

Cough in children: Introduction

Cough in children: Cough in children is any type of cough that occurs in a child. See detailed information below for a list of 43 causes of Cough in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Cough in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Cough in children

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or more »

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of 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 years. Thus, any teen or adult with a more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of migraine or 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 more »

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Detailed list of causes of Cough in children

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How Common are these Causes of Cough in children?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Cough in children. Of the 43 causes of Cough in children that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 6 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 37 causes have no prevalence information.

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Causes of Cough in children Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Cough in children:

    Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Cough symptoms (1407 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Cough in children:

    Cold (712 causes), Viral infection, Fever (2274 causes), Respiratory tract infections, COPD, Chronic obstructive respiratory disease, Bronchitis (273 causes), Emphysema, Tuberculosis, Bronchiectasis

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