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9 Possible Causes for Recurrent Coughing Spasms

  • Rheumatic Heart Disease

    A child made sick by an easily prevented disease Five years ago, Louise’s small body was painfully swollen and wracked by recurrent asthma-like spasms in her lungs.[] She coughed throughout the day. Her heart – weakened and scarred from an infection – could not effectively pump blood to the rest of her body.[]

  • Pertussis

    […] bouts of spasmodic coughing that continues until the breath is exhausted, then ending in a noisy inspiratory stridor (the "whoop") caused by laryngeal spasm.[] […] bouts of spasmodic coughing that continues until the breath is exhausted, then ends in a noisy inspiratory stridor (the "whoop") caused by laryngeal spasm.[] […] pertussis [ per-tus is ] per·tus·sis ( per-tŭs'is ), An acute infectious inflammation of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi caused by Bordetella pertussis; characterized by recurrent[]

  • Furlong Syndrome

    She said she also was left with memory loss, recurrent tremors, disabling coughing spasms, asthma, sore throat, fatigue, nausea, speech impairment, loss of balance, vision[] Her eyes began to water, her throat tightened, she began to cough and she developed a headache that hasn't gone away.[]

  • Hamamelis Virginiana

    Spasms of the vagina. Recurrent hemorrhages in pregnant women. Hemorrhage occurring during parturition. Varicose veins during pregnancy.[] Most useful in the cough accompanied by expectoration of much dark blood. Cough from varicose condition of throat.[]

  • Acute Catarrhal Tonsillitis

    […] ear aches dt obstruction of ET 9. respiratory manifestations - irritant cough - laryngismus stridulus- (laryngeal spasms dt inc CO2 levels) 10. dec mental perfomance- long[] […] nasi 5. mucourulent discharge 6. sleep disturance (snoring / sleep apnea/ nightmares/ nocturnal enuresis) 7. feeding problems (loss of appetide, swallowed secretions) 8. recurrent[]

  • Asthmatic Bronchitis

    Most Asthma medications work by relaxing airway spasms or reducing and then controlling inflammation.[] […] wheezing shortness of breath chest tightness trouble breathing coughing Treatment is either by inhaler or oral medication.[] […] induce asthmatic symptoms and, if successful, retests with spirometry to see if your scores fall Typical symptoms of Asthma, which are typically worse at night, include: recurrent[]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Paroxysmal retrosternal pain is caused by a spasm of the esophageal muscle, which can occur in cases of recurrent reflux.[] A reflux-induced vagal stimulation can cause a dry cough, whereas some patients also complain of weakness and vomiting.[]

  • Presbyesophagus

    Recurrent Chest Infection/Weight loss 11 Dysphagia Inability to swallow –Non prgressive –Constant Due to –motility dysfunction –Cardiac spasm 12 Regurgitation Food refluxing[] Recurrent Chest Infection/Weight loss Slide 11 Dysphagia Inability to swallow Non prgressive Constant Due to motility dysfunction Cardiac spasm Slide 12 Regurgitation Food[] Features 1/100000 Equal sex distribution Occurs at all ages especially after seventh decade 10 Clinical Symptoms Dysphagia Regurgitation (80-90%) Chest Pain (17-63%) Heartburn/Cough[]

  • Psychogenic Cough

    Cough occurs in paroxysmal spasms with an inspiratory 'whoop' - whooping cough.[] Nature of cough Associated with wheezing or breathlessness - consider asthma, inhaled foreign body, recurrent pulmonary aspiration, cardiac disease, airways compression, tracheobronchomalacia[]

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