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Glossary for Dry coughing

Medical terms related to Dry coughing or mentioned in this section include:

  • ACE Inhibitors -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that the use of ACE Inhibitors during pregnancy may cause a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Allergies: Immune system over-reaction to various substances.
  • Asbestosis: Lung condition from asbestos exposure
  • Asthma: A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnoea
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • COPD: Severe obstruction of bronchial air flow typically from bronchitis and/or emphysema.
  • Chlamydia pneumoniae: Specific bacterial type of pneumonia
  • Cold-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to the common cold.
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Cough: Any type of coughing symptom.
  • Coughing: The involuntary reflex to forcefully expire air from ones lungs.
  • Croup: A condition characterized by an acute partial obstruction of the upper airway on young children
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Gastroesophageal reflux: Gastroesophageal reflux is the abnormal regurgitation of stomach acid up into the esophagus.
  • HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Lung fibrosis from unknown causes.
  • Laryngitis: This is where there is an inflammation of the laryngitis
  • Legionnaires' disease: A severe respiratory disease which is caused by the Legionella pneumophila bacteria. The condition can result in pneumonia and can be life-threatening.
  • Lung cancer: Lung cancer is a disease of uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. This growth may lead to metastasis, which is the invasion of adjacent tissue and infiltration beyond the lungs. Most lung tumors are malignant.
  • Lung symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both lungs.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Mycoplasma pneumoniae: Bacterial respiratory infection
  • Postnasal drip: Drip from the nose down the back of the throat
  • Psittacosis: An infectious disease caused by Chlamydia psittaci and transmitted mainly by infected birds but also by some mammals.
  • Q fever: A disease caused by Coxiella burnetti which causes fever, headache and muscle pain.
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Sarcoidosis: Rare autoimmune disease usually affecting the lungs.
  • Smokers cough: cough without sputum
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Tracheitis: Inflammation of the trachea
  • Upper respiratory tract infection: The occurrence of an infection of the upper respiratory tract
  • Viral diseases: Any disease that is caused by a virus
  • Whooping Cough: An infectious condition caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Dry coughing:

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