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93 possible causes of "Coughing"
  • Coughing
1. Cough
A cough is a common reflex action that aims to clear the throat of mucus or foreign irritants. Coughing to clear the throat is typically an infrequent action, although there are a number of other conditions that ca...
  • Pain
  • Stopped breathing
  • Stops breathing
  • Blue fingernails
  • Coughing
  • Sudden awakening
2. Asthma Overview
Learn about asthma. Explore the types of asthma and read information about their symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
  • Wheezing
  • Mouth irritation
  • Sore throat
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Coughing
  • Headache
3. Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic rhinitis, also called hay fever, is the group of uncomfortable symptoms that occur when your body is exposed to a specific allergen. An allergen is a typically harmless substance, such as grass or dust, whic...
  • Pain
  • Watering eyes
  • Body ache
  • Nosebleed
  • Coughing
  • Muscle pain
4. Common Cold Overview
The common cold is a virus that involves symptoms like sneezing, a runny nose and a headache. Learn the causes, symptoms and treatments for the common cold now!
  • Abscess of chest wall
  • Fertility problem
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Severe headache
  • Coughing
  • Moist skin
5. Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially fatal contagious disease that can affect almost any part of the body but is mainly an infection of the lungs.
  • Excessive sweating
  • Tender lymph node
  • Shortness of breath
  • Moist skin
  • Coughing
  • High-pitched breath sounds
6. Cold and Flu Overview
Overview Colds (common colds) and the flu (influenza) are contagious infections that affect the respiratory system. Both are airborne illnesses, spread through coughing and sneezing. Colds typically are confined to th...
  • Loss of sense of smell
  • Bad breath
  • Runny nose
  • Eye pain
  • Coughing
  • General weakness
7. Sinus Infections (Sinusitis)
A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is a common condition that affects 31 million people in the United States each year. The infection occurs when your sinuses and nasal passages become inflamed. The sinuses are small ai...
  • Tired
  • Fatigue
  • Feels hot to touch
  • General weakness
  • Coughing
  • Chest pain under breastbone
8. Chronic Bronchitis
Your bronchial tubes are responsible for delivering air to your lungs. When these tubes become inflamed, mucus can build up. The coughing and shortness of breath this causes is known as bronchitis. People often develo...
  • Pain
  • Cough, productive
  • Pursed-lip breathing
  • Swollen feet
  • Coughing
  • Weight loss
9. Emphysema
Emphysema is a disease of the lungs. It occurs most often in smokers. It also occurs in people who regularly breathe in irritants.
  • Liver enlarged
  • Heart murmurs
  • Swelling of scrotum
  • High blood pressure
  • Coughing
  • Low blood pressure
10. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic condition that affects the chambers of your heart. You have four heart chambers: two atria in the upper half of the heart and two ventricles in the lower half. Th...

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