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Productive cough

Productive cough: Introduction

Productive cough: A cough which occurs in associated with the production of phelgm. See detailed information below for a list of 133 causes of Productive cough, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Productive cough:

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

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Productive cough Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Productive cough may include:

  • Alamine Expectorant
  • Ambenyl Expectorant
  • Ambenyl Syrup
  • Codeine
  • A.B.C. Compound w/Codeine
  • Accopain
  • Actagen-C
  • Actifed w/Codeine
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Productive cough

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Productive cough: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Productive 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 persistent cough 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 be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic lung more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Productive cough

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Productive cough: Related Rare Diseases

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Productive cough: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Productive cough listed in Disease Database:

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Detailed list of causes of Productive cough

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

How Common are these Causes of Productive 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 Productive cough. Of the 133 causes of Productive cough that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 9 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 124 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Productive cough:

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

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Productive cough:

    Sputum production, Abnormal sputum
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Productive cough:

    Medical Conditions associated with Productive cough:

    Wet cough (286 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Cough (1407 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Sputum symptoms (216 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), Salivary gland symptoms (355 causes)

    Symptoms related to Productive cough:

    Cough (1407 causes), Wet cough (286 causes), Cold-like symptoms (712 causes), Flu-like symptoms (168 causes), Actinomycosis, Aspiration pneumonitis, Bronchiectasis, Chemical pneumonitis, Common cold (712 causes), Ruptured lung abscess, Lung cancer (29 causes), Nocardiosis (5 causes), North American blastomycosis, Pneumonia (241 causes)

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