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Night cough

Night cough: Introduction

Night cough: Cough that is worst or only at night. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Night cough, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Night cough:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Night cough

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Night cough: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Night cough, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Night cough Treatments

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Stories from Users for Night cough

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Message Boards for Night cough

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Diagnostic tests for Night cough:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Night cough. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Inspect sputum for color and consistency. If sputum on most days for atleast three months of the year for atleast two consecutive years suggests chronic bronchitis
    • Examine for possible causes of postnasal drip - e.g. sinusitis, ear infection, nasal polyps.
    • Examine lungs noting breath sounds and their intensity and also the presence of added sounds
    • Examine cardiovascular system for evidence of left ventricular failure
  • more tests...»

Night cough: Animations

Night cough: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Night cough

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Night 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.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Night cough: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Night 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 years. Thus, any teen or adult with a 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 »

Night cough: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Night cough

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Night cough: Related Rare Diseases

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Night cough: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Night cough:

The list of organs typically affected by Night cough may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Night cough

The list below shows some of the causes of Night cough mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Night 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 Night cough. Of the 10 causes of Night cough that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 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: Night cough:

The following list of conditions have 'Night 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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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Night cough?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Night cough, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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Classifications of Night cough:

Medical Conditions associated with Night cough:

Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Cough (1407 causes), Mild cough (10 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), Nocturnal symptoms (698 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Night 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), Severe cough (98 causes), Chronic cough (151 causes), Persistent cough (98 causes), Gastro-oesophageal disease, Croup (17 causes), Asthma (320 causes), Pertussis

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