expectoration


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Synonyms for expectoration

the process of coughing up and spitting out

the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)

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Distribution of Clinical Features According to Age and Gender Clinical Age Gender Features [greater >50 Male Female Total than or Years (n=30) (n=20) (n=50) equal to] 50 Years Fever 16 29 28 (93%) 17 45 (32%) (58%) (85%) (90%) Cough with 17 20 22 (73%) 15 37 expectoration (34%) (40%) (75%) (74%) Breathlessness 11 11 15 (50%) 7 22 (22%) (22%) (35%) (44%) Chest pain 4 6 5 5 10 (8%) (12%) (16%) (25%) (20%) Pedal oedema 2 1 1 2 (4%) 0 (3%) (5%) (4%) Haemoptysis 1 1 2 0 2 (2%) (2%) (6%) (4%) Altered 2 1 1 2 sensorium (4%) (3%) (5%) (4%) Table 4.
1975) Projectile expectoration associated with an esophageal diverticulum in a cow.
Patients with a history of antibiotic treatment, use of systemic steroids with a prednisolone equivalent to greater than 20 mg/day in the preceding two months, with disorders such as bronchiectasis (radiologically proven or history of phlegm expectoration greater than 30 ml/day), tuberculosis or other inflammatory diseases such as malignancy, arthritis, inflammatory bowel diseases or connective tissue disorders, were excluded.
Much the same with rain: without the hydrologic cycle, without water making its endless journey from ocean to air to cloud, to rain, to earth, thence to surface water or groundwater and eventually, once again, to ocean, stopping on the way for cycles of transpiration, perspiration, expectoration, and who knows how many other kinds of -ation, it would be just the same: no life.
In addition, he complained of a productive cough with expectoration of purulent sputum, as well as poor exercise tolerance and general weakness.
Subjective parameters including mouth hygiene, cough with expectoration, shortness of breath on exertion, loss of appetite, feelings of impending doom, palpitation, sleep deprivation, irritability, heart burn and tiredness were evaluated at 0 (baseline), 30 and 60 days.
It's a bronchodilating effect that widens inflamed/constricted air passageways in the lungs, giving relief to the patient; and a mucolytic action that melts phlegm for easier expectoration.
We present the case of a 59 year-old female from countryside, retired, with cardiovascular risk factors (hypertension and dyslipidemia), who was admitted to the emergency department for muco-purulent expectoration, cough, exertional dyspnea, headache, palpitations and asthenia.
Spontaneous pneumothorax associated with expectoration of a lump of metastatic renal cancer.
The other instructions include avoiding direct contact with infected persons (people with symptoms such as cough, sneezing, expectoration, vomiting, and diarrhoea) and not sharing their personal gadgets.
Expectoration had been going on for centuries, if not millenniums.
A 20-year-old woman presented to our hospital with a history of cough with expectoration for 15 days and fever for 10 days.
Consecutive escalating oral 20-mg THC administrations [40-120 mg/day synthetic THC (Marinol) over 8 days] was investigated in 10 chronic daily cannabis smokers, with OF collected by expectoration or with the Quantisal[TM] collection device (25, 26).
Burning pains, irritability, loss of memory, a burning throat with hoarseness, a cough with copious purulent expectoration and a burning pain in the chest, may also be present.