1st author Age /[male] Presentation 1 Jiramethee  61 F Worsening dyspnea & fever 2 Garcia-Quintero  24 F Recurrent pneumonia, fever, and cough 3 Garcia-Quintero  57 M Cough, hemoptysis, & flank pain 4 Ghanem  43 M Abdominal pain 5 Al-Shurafa  37 F Dry cough, chest pain, & dyspnea 6 Nguyen  41 M Presented for revisional surgery 7 Ladd  25 F Recurrent pneumonia 8 Andrawes  54 F Septic shock 9 Present case 24 M Productive cough
, dyspnea, & recurrent pneumonia Duration to No.
Chronic productive cough
was present in 39 (90.6%) patients being the most common clinical presentation in our population.
Multinational pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKlein (GSK) recently presented its over-the-counter medicines-ceterizine, an antihistamine for allergies, and ambroxol hydrochloride for productive coughs
(coughs with phlegm)-in its Expert Moms campaign.
tuberculosis and presenting an active manifestation of TB may also exhibit signs and symptoms such as persistent and productive cough
, night sweats, weight loss, and low morning fever.
The common symptoms of endobronchial TB are productive cough
, hemoptysis, breathlessness, and wheeze.
In December 2010, the patient's only symptom was persistent productive cough
; however, the sputum culture was again positive, and high-resolution CT revealed a worsening condition of his lungs (Figure, panel B).
Source and reason for referrals Number (%) Referral source general practitioners 71 (95) Referral reason chronic cough 53 (71) productive cough
13 (17) other 9 (12) Table 3.
A 14-yr-old male with dyspnoea, productive cough
and chest pain.
A 15-year female student was admitted with the bilateral progressive neck swelling for 1 year, low-grade intermittent fever, and productive cough
for 2 weeks.
More than half of the participants (53%; n = 8/15) had a cough and of those, 63% (n = 5/8) had a productive cough
The two major phenotypes of COPD are emphysema and chronic bronchitis; the latter defined as a chronic productive cough
for at least 3 months of the year in two consecutive years.
Today, doctors know more about the effect of colds on anesthesia and feel that it is generally safe to do a minor procedure that doesn't involve the airway if a child is not wheezing and does not have a productive cough
nor a high fever.