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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Psoriasis (Definition)

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease involving the skin, nails, and occasionally the joints. It is not contagious. There are several types of skin lesions, most common variety being large red scaly itchy plaques on extensor surfaces such as elbows and knees. Psoriasis can be controlled by a wide variety of medications, but a cure has ...Read more


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Could constant tonsil stones cause a general sick feeling (achy, headache, flu like symptoms) and chronic cough?

Could constant tonsil stones cause a general sick feeling (achy, headache, flu like symptoms) and chronic cough?

Depends size: I could imagine. It really depends the size. I wonder how crowded your pharynx is. There also may be postnasal drip causing cough. Have it checked by your doc. ...Read more

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Chronic cough when exhaling. What can cause this?

Chronic cough when exhaling. What can cause this?

Get a Doctor to see: It could be asthma or bronchitis. If you smoke, it could be contributing to the bronchitis. Asthma can also cause cough and is often associated with wheezing, so a doctor's examination of the lungs is essential to check your lungs to find the cause of your cough. ...Read more

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What can cause a chronic cough, other than reflux?

What can cause a chronic cough, other than reflux?

Many things...: Some of the disorders that lead to chronic cough include reflux, bronchospasm, post-nasal drip, etc. There is even a category called idiopathic when it cannot be ascertained what the cause is. Chronic cough can also be a combination of some of these disorders. All possibilities need to be treated for the cough to resolve so it can be difficult to get full resolution. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could be a cause of chronic cough in an 8 year old?

What could be a cause of chronic cough in an 8 year old?

See below: Asthma, cystic fibrosis, allergy, bronchiectasis, ciliary dysfunction are some of the possibilities. Please see your doctor to determine the cause and treatment so that suffering and further damage may be curtailed. ...Read more

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Can this postnasal drip cause chronic cough?

Can this postnasal drip cause chronic cough?

Yes: The major causes of cough included post nasal drip, asthma and reflux. This probably accounts for 90% of the reasons for cough. ...Read more

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Can zocor (simvastatin) cause a chronic cough?

Can zocor (simvastatin) cause a chronic cough?

No: Zocor (simvastatin) or simvastation don't cause chronic cough.A group of anti-hypertensives drugs called ace inhibitors may cause chronic cough. Please consult your M.D. ...Read more

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What could cause a chronic cough and to feel like I have fluid in my lungs?

What could cause a chronic cough and to feel like I have fluid in my lungs?

Get checked: It can be many things, sounds like may be mild asthma, but can be more dangerous things so would have it checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


Dr. Russell Faust
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Chronic Cough (Definition)

Chronic cough is a cough occurring on most days for several months. It can be due to lung disease caused by smoking, lung cancer, or can be caused by chronic asthma or ...Read more