hacking cough


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hacking cough

A series of repeated efforts, as in many respiratory infections.
See also: cough
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Symptoms of measles can include watery eyes, sneezing, a dry hacking cough, runny nose, conjunctivitis or swollen eyelids and inflamed eyes and photophobia or sensitivity to light.
"The more you cough, the more your throat and airways become inflamed, creating a vicious circle and before you know it, you've developed a severe hacking cough."
Other symptoms include dry hacking cough, watery eyes, photophobia, or sensitivity to light, sneezing, a reddish-brown rash and body aches.
In many people, it's characterised by a severe hacking cough followed by a sharp intake of breath that sounds like "whoop."
After her disastrous General Election call, requiring a PS1bn bung to Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to stay in business; the purging of bullying Downing Street advisors; floundering over the Grenfell Tower fire; an inability to reshuffle rebels in her own cabinet; the hacking cough and self-destruction of her party conference set, and being pictured lounging around in leather jeans, things could only only get better.
By KELLY WILLIAMS Daily Post Chief Reporter kelly.williams@trinitymirror.com A NEW treatment currently being trialled could transform the life of a grandmother whose adult life has been plagued by a painful, hacking cough.
So what do you do when a hacking cough keeps you up all night?
One night, an enigmatic stranger (Ed Harris) - an orthopaedic surgeon with a hacking cough - arrives unannounced, mistakenly believing the couple's home to be a guesthouse.
The acrid aroma of a strong cigarette recalls a magnetic elfin refugee friend of my parents, and the hacking cough until he died.
The cough may be a dry, hacking cough like a typical "kennel cough" or it may be a moist cough similar to a true pneumonia.
I can't be an evil turkey smuggler with a hacking cough."
However, a common side effect is a persistent dry, hacking cough, which can affect up to about a third of patients using the medications.