Medical Dictionary: Coughing

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Coughing: Another name for Cough.
Coughing (condition): Any type of coughing symptom.
Coughing (condition): Everyone is familiar with a cough that follows cold or flu, and indeed these are the most common causes. But a persistent cough could also a different infectious respiratory condition such as whooping cough, or a sign of a chronic lung condition such as emphysema or COPD, or even lung cancer. Whooping cough is uncommon in infants due to vaccination but is surprisingly common in adults because vaccination wears off and often undiagnosed. See also the full list of conditions with cough symptoms.

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Coughing (symptom): Type of Cough.

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