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cough

 [kof]
1. a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs; called also tussis.
2. to produce such an expulsion of air.
dry cough cough without expectoration.
productive cough cough attended with expectoration of material from the bronchi.
reflex cough a cough due to the irritation of some remote organ.
wet cough productive cough.
whooping cough see whooping cough.

dry cough

a cough that does not produce sputum.

dry cough

(drī kawf)
A cough not accompanied by expectoration; a nonproductive cough.

cough

1. a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs.
2. to produce such an expulsion of air.

dry cough
cough without expectoration.
goose honk cough
a chronic, harsh, dry cough characteristic of collapsed trachea.
nocturnal cough
in dogs associated with heart disease, psychogenic coughing or collapsed trachea.
productive cough
cough attended with expectoration of material from the bronchi.
psychogenic cough
dogs sometimes associate coughing with the attention received and develop it as a habit.
cough reflex
1. the sequence of events initiated by the sensitivity of the lining of the passageways of the lung and mediated by the medulla as a consequence of impulses transmitted by the vagus nerve, resulting in coughing, i.e. the clearing of the passageways of foreign matter.
2. the response elicited by applying pressure on a trachea. Increased with inflammation of the respiratory epithelium; decreased by cough suppressants and pain.
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One is upper respiratory tract infection, which causes irritation in eyes and throat, dry cough & fever.
He reported night sweats and fever, poor appetite, dry cough, and shortness of breath.
Intense itching is characteristic here, as is restlessness, delirium, photophobia, a dry cough and oppression of breathing.
However, in this study we found that only 15% prescribers prescribed cough and cold medicine just for dry cough only while 10% and 74% prescribers prescribed these medicines for cough with expectoration and for both types of cough respectively.
Legionnaire's disease - discovered in 1976 during a veterans convention in the United States, where 29 people died - is an infection that causes high fever, dry cough and pneumonia.
The Study: Over 5,300 Dutch children were evaluated for any signs or symptoms of asthma (wheezing, shortness of breath, dry cough, or persistent phlegm) during their first four years of life.
It's usually an older sibling, parent or grandparent who introduces whooping cough to the home - they may not realise they have whooping cough because it's just a dry cough.
The CDC's web site explains that the flu is generally worse than a cold, and that such symptoms as fever, body aches, extreme tiredness and dry cough are more common and more intense.
4F) and may also have aching muscles, sore throat or a dry cough.
Typical symptoms include a history of a dry cough that turns productive, accompanied by fatigue, malaise, or loss of energy.
Flu symptoms include headache, body aches, fever, fatigue, sore throat and dry cough.
Symptoms can include a dry cough, fever, chest pain, and weight loss.