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1,557 Possible Causes for Productive Cough

  • Acute Bronchitis

    The differences in presence of a productive cough at follow-up and MD of productive cough did not reach statistical significance .[cochrane.org] Acute bronchitis is a common, acute inflammation of the bronchi, with fever and a productive cough.[symptoma.com] In the earlier stages of acute bronchitis, your child may experience a dry, non-productive cough; later on, this will become an abundant, mucus-filled cough.[childrenshospital.org]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    The bacteria are present in saliva and nasal discharge so sneezing, coughing and shaking hands can spread the bacteria.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] In rare cases the infection can also be contracted from contaminated foods including: milk and milk products eggs. Impetigo is highly contagious.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

  • Sinusitis

    You'll notice a harsh, barky, non-productive cough in your child and a fever that usually lasts two to five days. Symptoms will be worse at night, she says.[wkow.com] cough (especially at night) Some symptoms suggest which sinus is infected: Maxillary sinusitis causes pain over the cheeks just below the eyes, toothache, and headache.[merckmanuals.com] […] face Congestion and blockage in the nose Tenderness (pain when touched) and swelling over the affected sinus Reduced ability to smell (hyposmia) Bad breath (halitosis) A productive[merckmanuals.com]

  • Pneumonia

    The most common symptoms of pneumonia include productive cough, fever, dyspnea and chest pain.[symptoma.com] Cough reflex also diminishes with age, so elderly patients with pneumonia may not have a productive cough.[ems1.com] cough Pain in the chest Vomiting or diarrhea Decrease in appetite Fatigue Viral pneumonia.[stanfordchildrens.org]

  • Tuberculosis

    The CDC has identified the symptoms to be: productive cough, coughing up blood, weight loss, loss of appetite, lethargy/weakness, night sweats, or fever.[osha.gov] Symptoms include common cough with a progressive increase in production of mucus and coughing up blood.[emedicinehealth.com] ., a productive cough, night sweats, fever, weakness or fatigue, weight loss, pain in the chest); and can have a positive tuberculin skin test reaction. 5 Infection Control[ada.org]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    These products thin mucous and can help thin thick discolored drainage. To suppress coughing, take dextromethorphan can be helpful as a cough suppressant.[med.uth.edu] Cough expectorants (e.g. Robitussin) may loosen secretions and make coughs more productive. Cough suppressants (e.g.[uhs.umich.edu] Coughing A hacking, productive (mucus-producing) cough is often present with a cold.[fauquierent.net]

  • Influenza

    Non-productive cough and sore throat. Nasal discharge/obstruction and sneezing can occur but are not usually prominent features of the illness.[patient.info] Patients appear severely ill, with productive bloody cough, hypoxemia, an elevated white blood cell (WBC) count, and multiple cavitary infiltrates on chest radiography. [33[emedicine.medscape.com] Cold symptoms (for example, sore throat , runny nose , cough (with possible phlegm production), congestion, and slight fever) are similar to flu symptoms, but the flu symptoms[medicinenet.com]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    Physical exam and history of symptoms: Questions as to whether there are any other signs of infection, redness, swelling, pain, pus, productive cough, color of phlegm, breaks[chemocare.com] A 10-year-old girl presented to a local physician with fever, productive cough, and weight loss for 3 months.[lungindia.com]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    cough, death in 3-6 yrs Imaging Diffuse reticulonodular infiltrates.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Symptoms of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis are nonspecific, with dyspnea and non-productive cough being the most common.[symptoma.com] cough on exertion Progressive exertional dyspnea (shortness of breath with exercise) Dry, inspiratory bibasilar "velcro-like" crackles on auscultation (a crackling sound[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Yes Typical productive cough No Typical productive cough Have you been coughing up phlegm for more than 3 days?[northshore.org] Non-productive cough Productive cough Walking pneumonia Rusty sputum Respiratory alkalosis Interstitial infiltrate Text links in maroon go to a dictionary definition Text[microbiologybook.org] This is followed by a lower respiratory phase: the patient develops a dry, non productive cough, dyspnoea and hypoxaemia. 20-25% require ICU admission.[virology.uct.ac.za]

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