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what is cardiac cough

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Okoronkwo
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Due to heart failure: Cardiac cough is a terminology used to describe cough due to pulmonary congestion in heart failure.It produces frothy phlegm typically.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
47 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac asthma: Both refer to symptoms that are usually interpreted as pulmonary in origin, but found to be from increased fluid in the lung from congestion from hear ... Read More
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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Fluids at lung : Cardiac cough can comes at night as part of the paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea from chf. Cardiac asthma is bronchospasm/wheezing from pulmonary intersti ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Difficult to say: A cough worse at night when lying flat in a pt with known heart failure is the classic description . But when a pt has COPD or other lung problems it ... Read More
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Dr. Sunil Mehra
44 years experience Pulmonology
Night time likely: It is mostly night time associated with shortness of breath lying down in bede, pt feels better sitting upright.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart failure: Assuming you are referring to the cough associated with heart failure (congestive heart failure), it is a persistent moist cough which is not relieved ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Maybe : Would expect you to have swelling of legs. If no swelling, cough maybe a cough that is not related to fluid build up irritating your lung.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Stent,no meds,cough: Nonresolving cough needs evaluation. Common causes include sinus drainage or esophageal reflux.. More worrisome causes would include lung pathology ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
This has never: Been scientifically proven.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Chest pressure: You may be developing asthma. See a pulmonologist for help.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Cough isn't there...: Cough isn't there in some cases of pneumonia, when patients see their doctors. However, if a pneumonia is left untreated, the cough will soon start.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
32 years experience Cardiology
Musculoskeletal?: Greetings to my old hometown! I'm a runnin' Ute. Symptoms sound musculoskeletal, particularly how they run down arm and are aggravated by lying on aff ... Read More
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