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Coughing from the lungs

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
PCP: I would recommend treating the fever with Tylenol or Motrin, fluids and rest. If your cough is productive and the fever persists, pneumonia may be one... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 53 years experience
Many things: Acid reflux , post nasal drip, foreign body choking.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Doctor visit needed: See a doctor to find out why you are coughing, then he can help you to get better.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 49 years experience
As above: If u have not seen u pcp , make sure u see him /her for evaluation and work up.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Contract: A cough results from airflow out of the lungs. For this to happen, lungs need to contract, decreasing in volume, as the air leaves.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Inspire vs expire: Coughing and shortness of breath are common symptoms for asthma. Difficulty breathing on expiration is typical of asthma, while difficulty breathing ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
Family Medicine 23 years experience
See a doctor!: Your symptoms could be caused by a wide range of problems (infections, asthma, allergies or toxic exposures, other serious lung or heart conditions), ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Get assistance: Need to quit. Need professional help & treatmernt for both drug dependency & a bronchitic component before is not too late.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Cough: Not all coughs are due to clear cut lung issues. Acid indigestion, asthma, post nasal drip can all cause a cough too. Get an eval and help should be... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Chronic cough: You need to be evaluated by a pulmonologist or allergist to determine what your problem is.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice 18 years experience
Yes: If the cough is forceful it cause inflammation of the rib cage and in rare cases may lead to pneumothorax which can be life threatening.

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