Symptom: Wet cough
Wet cough: Wet productive cough producing sputum
Introduction: Many respiratory infections start out as a dry cough, and then become a wet productive cough as the lungs start to produce more sputum.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Wet cough:
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Types of Wet cough: coughing blood (16), sputum symptoms (14)
Symptoms related to Wet cough: cough (87), persistent cough (21), dry cough (19), coughing blood (16), mild cough (5), coughing spasms (7), night cough (2), severe cough (21), chronic cough (21), persistent cough (21)
Wet cough type of: Respiratory symptoms (172), Lung symptoms (123), Cough (87), Sputum symptoms (14)
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Possible causes of symptom: Wet cough: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Wet cough as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Common cold
- Upper respiratory tract infection
- Chest infection
- Acute bronchitis
- Chronic bronchitis
- Foreign body in lung
- Cystic fibrosis
- Lung abscess
Conditions listing symptoms: Wet cough: The following list of conditions have 'Wet cough' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Conditions listing complications: Wet cough: The following list of conditions have 'Wet cough' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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