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hacking cough

Etymology: AS, haeccan + cohettan
a short, weak repeating cough, often caused by irritation of the larynx by a postnasal drip. It can also result from side effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy and smoking.

hacking cough

A series of repeated efforts, as in many respiratory infections.
See also: cough
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If your dog feels fine but has a dry hacking cough (sometimes compared to the honking of a goose) he probably has a version of the canine respiratory syndrome or kennel cough.
Typical clinical signs were dry hacking cough followed by retching, gagging.
When a dog develops kennel cough, a persistent dry, hacking cough is the main symptom but in most cases, they will appear otherwise healthy.
A nasty hacking cough that, when I go into a paroxysm, sounds as though I'm going to die on the spot.
Patients with stuffed nose and a hacking cough are crowding clinics and doctors are advising people to stay at home as the common cold is very contagious.
Asked whether he will incorporate media magnate Rupert Murdoch into his latest routine, he replies: "Oh yes but he has a hacking cough at the moment.
I'VE been pretty much housebound this week, laid low by a combination of a particularly unpleasant hacking cough and, of course, the abundance of deep snow and ice that has lovingly coated our part of the world.
Similasan Kids Cough Relief cough syrup, she explains, stimulates the body's natural ability to relieve the symptoms of a dry, hacking cough, soothing the cough reflex in the throat and lungs so that mucus and irritations no longer trigger coughing.
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): A 70-year-old great grandmother has got rid of her 30-year hacking cough with the help of non-stick coating in frying pans.
Key flu symptoms include high fever, often above 102 degrees, chills and shakes, intense body aches, extreme fatigue, sore throat and a dry, hacking cough.
One patient developed a hacking cough that resolved spontaneously.
Full of inner turmoil, Walt's worldview shifts when the hacking cough that won't go away turns out to be much worse than a persistent cold.