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5 Possible Causes for Recurrent Coughing Spasms

  • Psychogenic Cough

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

  • Asthmatic Bronchitis

    Most Asthma medications work by relaxing airway spasms or reducing and then controlling inflammation.[disability-benefits-help.org] […] wheezing shortness of breath chest tightness trouble breathing coughing Treatment is either by inhaler or oral medication.[disability-benefits-help.org] […] 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[disability-benefits-help.org]

  • 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.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] bouts of spasmodic coughing that continues until the breath is exhausted, then ends in a noisy inspiratory stridor (the "whoop") caused by laryngeal spasm.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] 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[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • 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.[pih.org] She coughed throughout the day. Her heart – weakened and scarred from an infection – could not effectively pump blood to the rest of her body.[pih.org]

  • Hamamelis Virginiana

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

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