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What causes the crackly cough sounds from a cold?

What causes the crackly cough sounds from a cold?

Fluid: The crackly sound is caused by fluid which is in the airway and the air moving thru the fluid as you breath and cough. When the air sacs or alveoli are involved occurs with pneumonia and the doctor will hear crackles when the chest is listened to with a stethoscope. ...Read more

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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


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I've had cough sounds like if i'm sneezing, advise?

I've had cough sounds like if i'm sneezing, advise?

Cough: Hard to tell from your description. If you have a persistent cough, its best to have it checked out with your doctor ...Read more

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What does a cardiac cough sound like?

What does a cardiac cough sound like?

Cough: Cough can be a symptom of cardiac disease, particularly heart failure. Sometimes people can wheeze as well. However, there is no such entity as a "cardiac cough" that has any specific characteristics that differentiate it from other types of cough. The whole clinical picture has to be considered. ...Read more

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Has had a cough for the last 2 weeks. First 2 days had a low fever but none since. Now cough sounds like there's lots of mucus. What should I do?

Has had a cough for the last 2 weeks. First 2 days had a low fever but none since. Now cough sounds like there's lots of mucus. What should I do?

See doc if worried: Without seeing her or knowing more, can't say for sure... but 2 days fever followed by 2 weeks of cough isn't unusual for resolving viral cold. Coughing up sputum helps protect the lungs from pneumonia. If her fevers return, or her cough gets worse instead of better, then take her to see her doc, or go sooner if you're worried. In the meantime, no cough medicines. Teaspoon of honey works better! ...Read more

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Hi yes I wanted to know what it mean when I start coughing my cough sounds like a hoarse and also it sounds dry and I cough up some dark Gary mucues a?

Hi yes I wanted to know what it mean when I start coughing my cough sounds like a hoarse and also it sounds dry and I cough up some dark Gary mucues a?

Mgt: If you have been coughing for more than three weeks, I would recommend an evaluation. Testing may be ordered which may include a chest radiograph and TB test. Do you have asthma? nasal drainage? A virtual appointment may be booked online. ...Read more

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When i cough my chest hurts and burns i'm sick with cold like symptoms when i cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

When i cough my chest hurts and burns i'm sick with cold like symptoms when i cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

Flu: Current flu has prolonged periods of dry cough, but you need to see physician to rule out pneumonia, gerd, reactive airway disease among other causes. See a doctor. ...Read more

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