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Glossary for Acute cough

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

  • Acute cough in children: Acute cough in children is a sudden onset of coughing in a child.
  • Adenoviruses: Common viruses causing common cold and various other ailments.
  • Asthma: A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnoea
  • Barking cough: A condition which is characterized by the occurrence of a cough the is barking in its nature
  • 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.
  • Bronchiolitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the bronchioles
  • Bronchitis: Inflammation of the bronchi as a symptom
  • Chronic Sinusitis: Chronic inflammation of the sinuses
  • Chronic cough: The chronic noisy sudden expulsion of air from the respiratory tract
  • Chronic sinusitis: Chronic inflammation of the sinuses
  • Cold-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to the common cold.
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Cough: Any type of coughing symptom.
  • 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.
  • Dry cough: Dry non-productive cough without producing sputum
  • Empyema:
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Fever: Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms.
  • Flu-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to flu including fever
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Immune disorders: Disorders that affect the immune system
  • Laryngitis: This is where there is an inflammation of the laryngitis
  • Lung symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both lungs.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Nose symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nose
  • Parainfluenza: Milder influenza-like infection
  • Pneumonia: Lung infection or inflammation (as a symptom)
  • Postnasal drip: Drip from the nose down the back of the throat
  • Pulmonary edema: A condition which is characterized by engorgement of the pulmonary vessels and transudation of fluid into the alveoli
  • Pulmonary embolism: The occurrence of an embolism which blocks blood vessels in the lungs
  • Pulmonary oedema: Caused by changes in the hydrostatic forces in capillaries or increased capillary permeability that results in diffuse oedema in pulmonary tissues and air spaces
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Sudden onset of acute cough: Sudden onset of acute cough is the rapid development of a cough.
  • Temperature symptoms: Abnormalities of body temperature including fever.
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Tonsilitis: Inflammation of the tonsils in the throat.
  • Tonsillitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the tonsils
  • Type A influenza subtype H1: The H1 subtype of influenza is a strain of the type A influenza virus that can cause cause serious illness and result in pandemics. Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respiratory and constitutional (e.g. headache, aching muscles) symptoms. The influenza virus can mutate and produce different strains though the symptoms are the same. This frequent mutation means that people need regular vaccinations to ensure they are protected against new strains as they arise.
  • Upper Respiratory Infection: The occurrence of an infection of the upper respiratory tract
  • Upper respiratory infection: The occurrence of an infection of the upper respiratory tract
  • Wet cough: Wet productive cough producing sputum

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Acute cough:

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