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dry barking cough in adults

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Bronchospasm or: Post nasal drip, especially if asthma or allegies run in your family.

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A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See allergist. : She likely has a viral infection which often triggers asthma attacks. However one cannot rule out whooping cough. See your doctor soon if she gets ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Croup: Barking cough may be due to croup. Most important thing is steam which can be gotten from a hot shower. I assume she has been immunized against h. Fl ... Read More
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
No cough: Suppressants for people who suffer from asthma. It will constrict the airway more making cough worst. Increase warm liquids & expectorant will be more ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Lim
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?Reflux: Sometimes a chronic cough is caused be gastric reflux and that can also leave a bad taste in your mouth... You should talk to your dr about this.
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Sinobronchial syndro: I agree that reflux is a possibility; however, cough with odoe suggests sinus and/or bronchial infection. You must be examined and treated: your quest ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesl Venter
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Croup: These symptoms are not due to teething. Croup is a viral infection that causes swelling of the vocal cords and a barking / seal like cough. Treatmen ... Read More
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A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Pertussis?: A long illness like that suggests an infection like pertussis; it sounds like you are beyond the window period for when an antibiotic may be effective ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Barking cough: A barking cough has been described as sounding like a barking seal. It may occur with Croup
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Barking seals cough: This is seen in croup. It helps to expose the child to a cold and humid air. Croup usually occcurs in the winter months and so opening up the window a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Get Evaluated: Cough is a symptom of an underlying disease. If a cough persists then it needs to be evaluated by one's physician.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Consistent illness: Chronic or recurrent symptoms warrant medical evaluation to determine cause.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
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