A 20-year-old male asked:
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for about the last week i've been getting through bronchitis. in the last day i've started making a weird honking sound when i cough. what is this?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Stridor: Likely this is stridor. You hear it more with children because they have smaller airways. As long as this is only when you cough it should not be a problem and I would anticipate this should resolve in a few days. However, if you develop fever or the "honk" when you inspire get checked.
Answered on Feb 16, 2017
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Cough: In cough the duration, severity and associated symptoms matter to determine the severity. It appears that your symptoms are getting worse. It possible that you are developing pertussis. Get medical attention.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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