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What are the tests for Cough

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. C. michael Bowman
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Finding the germs: Whooping cough can be diagnosed by finding the germ in the body and/or by measuring body's response to the germ. However, those tests may only useful... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
See some specialist: doctors . Start with ent then allergy specialist then gi specialist then lung specialist. Hope this helps.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Possible asthma: It sounds like this could be nocturnal asthma and/or allergy related as well. You should check bedroom and environment at home for dust and dust mites... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 36 years experience
You expect it!: You want to quit smoking asap. Discuss CRP and LDL level with your doc. Esr result is somewhat high - therefore have a thorough history taking by your... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Confusing question: In three decades plus as a pediatrician I have never heard the term cough test applied to a girl. Some use the lay term to describe a hernia evaluatio... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 22 years experience
Probably not: It looks to be comprised of antihistamine and an antitussive. Both of these are legal which is why one can buy Coricidin off the shelf. In any case,... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 20 years experience
Puberty: Scrotal and hernia exams can be done at any age but puberty is a good time to check regularly since that's when the incidence of testicular tumors inc... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
COVID 19: COVID 19 Sx's may include fever, cough, feeling tired, shortness of breath, muscle aches, headache, sore throat, chills, chest pain, nasal congestion,... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No,you would not: test positive for alcohol if you take alcohol free cough syrup.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Did you take: any other meds along with the cough syrup? Did you drink the night before? Otherwise I have no explanation as to why you tested positive.