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Synonyms for cough

clear your throat

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frog or tickle in your throat

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Synonyms for cough

a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages

exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion

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Mothers were asked whether the infant had experienced wheeze or persistent cough since birth and, if so, how many days in each month the symptoms occurred.
In patients with persistent cough, does guaifenesin or codeine decrease cough severity and duration?
If you have any of the following symptoms for more than three weeks, make an appointment with your GP today: a persistent cough for three weeks or more, a cough that has got worse or changes, repeated chest infections, coughing up blood, breathlessness, feeling more tired than usual, losing weight for no obvious reason, an ache or pain in your chest or shoulder that has lasted some time.
I would recommend to anyone who coughs up blood or who has other symptoms of lung cancer, like a persistent cough, to visit their GP right away.
The prevalence of persistent cough in children reported in the three North American studies was 3-9% (11,12,14); in the Switzerland study it was 4.
When she returned 1 week later for followup, she was still hoarse, and she had a persistent cough and generalized fatigue.
Chad was diagnosed in June 1993 after he went to see a doctor about a persistent cough and for some strange red spots that had appeared on his legs.
A persistent cough, bringing up yellow or green phlegm (thick mucus), or coughing up blood, breathlessness or rapid breathing, wheezing, a high temperature, a rapid heartbeat, chest pain or tightness, feeling confused and disorientated.
Yet if you asked people what the key symptoms were, only 1 in 10 would be able to tell you that it is a persistent cough that lasts for 3 weeks or more.
A persistent cough follows - coughing up blood and possibly mucus.
The Be Clear on Cancer initiative will emphasise how a persistent cough which lasts longer than three weeks should be checked by a GP.
Melbourne, Apr 27 ( ANI ): A Florida woman, who suffered from a persistent cough for 28 years, is breathing easier after finding out that a mass doctors discovered in her lung may actually be a fruit seed she inhaled years ago.
For children, a persistent cough could also mean seeing your doctor as it could be whooping cough.
Symptoms include shortness of breath, a persistent cough or lots of phlegm, often caused by years of smoking.
2% of children who visited their doctor with a persistent cough had evidence of a recent whooping cough infection.
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