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Allergies Cough Symptoms
I have been coughing for a few weeks - this time a year i get allergies but those symptoms have subdued but the cough is getting worse ?
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
I have a cough with greenish thick sputum. It is the second time I get a cought with the same symptoms this year. I was told its allergies; can it be?
Sharp pain around vocal chord, only when I cough. It's a quick tearing pain. sick 2 weeks ago with upper resp. Issues. No other symptoms. Allergies?
See ENT: If you have a sharp tearing pain at your throat for more than a few days without noticing any improvement, you need to see your doctor or ENT to find out why. ...Read more
Dr says cough is either allergies or asthma. Been on Flovent inhaler for 6 wks and cough still present. No other symptoms. Does this rule out asthma?
Night cough, no allergies, no URI symptoms, no allergies. Nonsmoker. Adult, 63, module ratels obese. Cause?
GE Reflux/asthma/CHF: If your cough occurs while lying down, it could be either cardiac or gastrointestinal in origin, instead of just pulmonary. If it is associated with shortness of breath and chest or back pain, you need to see your doctor right away. If it is associated ever with a sour taste in the mouth , almost vomiting, and heartburn it may be gastrointestinal reflux of stomach acid into the esophagus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've had a dry cough for over 2 weeks. I had a cold for a while but all the cold symptoms have left except for the cough. Could it be allergies?
I have a 4 yr old that I am giving Claritin for seasonal allergy symptoms, seems to help a little but she now has a cough this morning. Mucinex?
How do you determine if a dry cough is caused by GERD vs allergies or asthma? No other symptoms besides a lingering dry cough and I feel a lil post na
Response to therapy: Assuming that you have narrowed the cause of your cough down to these things, it all depends on your response to medical therapy and avoidance of triggers. Your doctor could help with a trial of an inhaler like albuterol and you could also try medicines that are available over the counter for GERD and allergies. If you respond to symptomatic care, that may be al that you need. Also consider URIs. ...Read more
What is the difference between a cold and allergies. I'm having some symptoms of runny and stuffy nose, also itchiness and very little dry cough. ?
See Allergist: A cold is caused by a virus and is transient. Allergic rhinitis presents with a variety of symptoms including congestion, running, itching (eyes and nose), and post-nasal drip that can be seasonal or year round. Triggers can be allergic (animal dander, pollen, dust mites) or non-allergic (strong scents/odors, cleaning products, weather changes). See an allergist for further workup and skin testing ...Read more
My 4 yr old son has had a junky sounding cough off and on for about a month now. No other symptoms at all. Runs arounds, plays, no fever. Allergies?
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