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    Cough Medicines Conditions

    Cough Medicines, Cough medicines are commonly bought to treat coughs that occur when you have an upper respiratory tract infection (URTI). Cough medicines are often divided into tho...

    Whooping Cough Professional

    Whooping Cough, The first stage is the catarrhal phase with symptoms of mild respiratory infection including malaise, conjunctivitis, nasal discharge, sore throat, dry cough and mild...

    Chronic Persistent Cough in Adults Conditions

    Chronic Persistent Cough in Adults, Smoking Cigarette smoke is irritant to the lining of the airways, so being a smoker , or being around other people smoking ( being a passive smoker ) i...

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    Chronic Cough in Children Professional

    Chronic Cough in Children, Systemic illness Child well, no other symptoms - consider nonspecific isolated cough, recurrent viral bronchitis, psychogenic cough, habit ...

    Chronic Persistent Cough in Adults Professional

    Chronic Persistent Cough in Adults, Presentation History Nature of cough - dry, sputum, blood. Pattern of cough - duration, frequency, nocturnal, associ...

    Whooping Cough Conditions

    Whooping Cough, Within a day or so a mild, dry, ordinary cough develops. At this stage you may feel mildly unwell and have a slightly high temperature (fever). , whooping ...

    Cough Conditions

    Cough, Everyone will cough occasionally to 'clear their throat'. The cough reflex protects the airways of your lungs. , cough

    Dry Eyes Conditions

    Dry Eyes, What is dry eye syndrome? Dry eye syndrome (also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca, or simply dry eyes) occurs when there is a problem with the tear ...

    Dry Mouth Conditions

    Dry Mouth, What are the causes of a dry mouth? A dry mouth is not an illness in itself. It can have several causes. In many cases there is a problem with the function of ...

    Coughs and Colds in Children Conditions

    Coughs and Colds in Children, What causes coughs and colds? Most coughs and colds are caused by germs called viruses. Many different viruses can infect the nose and throa...

    Cough Caused by a Virus Conditions

    Cough Caused by a Virus, These infections are sometimes called laryngitis, tracheitis, or bronchitis. Cough is often the main symptom. What are the symptoms of cough cau...

    Dry Eyes Professional

    Dry Eyes, Measure the time between the last blink and the first appearance of a dark spot on the cornea (formation of a dry area). A tear break-up time of <10 seconds sugges...

    Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Lung Professional

    It presents with insidious onset of dyspneoa with occasional dry cough. Associated pulmonary vasculitis may cause pulmonary hypertension. Bronchiolitis : Bronchiolitis obli...

    ACE Inhibitors Conditions

    A common side-effect is a persistent dry cough. What are ACE inhibitors? ACE inhibitors are a group (class) of medicines that are used in the treatment of various disorders.

    Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitors Professional

    Consider initiation under specialised supervision. [ 9 ] Persistent dry cough (in up to 10%) - consider switching to angiotensin-II receptor antagonists. Initiation Always c...

    Influenza and Flu-like Illness Conditions

    Aches and pains in muscles and joints. A dry cough. Sore throat. Sneezing. Headache. Feeling sick (nausea). The illness caused by the influenza virus tends to be worse th...

    Immunisation for Flu

    Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis Professional

    Usually presents at age 20-50 years, with a gradual onset of nonspecific dyspnoea or dyspnoea on exertion and persistent dry cough . [ 4 ] As many as 30% of patients are asymptomatic, eve...

    Whooping Cough Vaccination Professional

    Whooping Cough Vaccination, The illness involves at least two weeks of cough, associated with paroxysms, associated whoops or post-cough vomiting. It usually resolves in tim...

    Asbestos-related Diseases Conditions

    In addition, a cough may be present, which is usually a dry cough. Asbestosis is usually diagnosed from the appearance of a chest X-ray and/or a CT scan of the chest.

    Measles Conditions

    A harsh dry cough is usual. Going off food, tiredness and aches and pains are usual. Diarrhoea and/or being sick (vomiting) is common.

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