wet cough

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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.
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If the wet cough does not resolve after several weeks of antibiotics, the child usually require further tests.
wet cough have equal incidence and most people are aware of wet and dry cough symptoms.
Symptoms include shortness of breath, fatigue, wet cough, tightness in the chest and fever, according to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, N.Y.
They categorized illness-related absences as being due to nonrespiratory or respiratory illness, then divided the latter into upper respiratory illness (runny nose/sneezing, sore throat, earache) or lower respiratory (wet cough, wheeze, asthma).
This tickle can cause frequent throat clearing, or a chronic cough often described as a moist or wet cough. Although this type of cough can occur at any time of day, it typically comes when a person lies down or gets up from bed.
Marcy said, noting that he favors the sedative plus analgesic effects, but cautions against this approach when the child has concomitant asthma or a wet cough.
The company has also introduced Cough Syrup + Mucus, a product made with extract of ivy leaf and formulated to treat children with wet cough. In addition, the company has a new Children's Nighttime Cough Syrup that contains plant-sourced melatonin and is targeted to children age 2 and up.