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Dr. Sue Ferranti
3,457 doctors shared insights

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 have palpitations , shortness of breath and a cough after Botox in neck yesterday. How dangerous is Botox? Three times this has happened . End Botox

I have palpitations , shortness of breath and a cough after Botox in neck yesterday. How dangerous is Botox? Three times this has happened . End Botox

Stop the botox: Sounds like you are having classic side effects to botox. The shortness of breath however can signify a dangerous complication whereby the botox can enter the blood stream and travel to other places like the heart, lungs and brain. ...Read more

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Could his cough and shortness of breath and raspyness possibly be emphysema?

Could his cough and shortness of breath and raspyness possibly be emphysema?

Yes: Emphysema can present with all of these symptoms. To start to make the diagnosis one needs a chest xray and pulmonary function tests. ...Read more

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Cough after having meals and have pain in throat shortness of breath?

Cough after having meals and have pain in throat shortness of breath?

Coughing / Chocking: Coughing while eating is Chocking, you may be aspirating food into your lung, acid reflux disease or GERD is a common cause ...Read more

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I have been coughing for past 2 to 3 weeks. When i cough i experience shortness of breath. And it comes every 2 to 3 hrs. Can i take OTC medecine?

I have been coughing for past 2 to 3 weeks. When i cough i experience shortness of breath.  And it comes every 2 to 3 hrs. Can i take OTC medecine?

Yes . . . but: You don't mention any other symptoms or how old you are, but my concern is not whether an otc will help but rather why are you still coughing so persistently for 3 weeks? This has gone on longer than a typical virus. Your best next step is to discuss this with your doctor to see if further evaluation is in order. ...Read more

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Had cold cough for few days it's almost gone ,since yesterday i have been feeling a small shortness of breath it happens mostly when i think about it.

Had cold cough for few days it's almost gone ,since yesterday i have been feeling a small shortness of breath it happens mostly when i think about it.

Heart or lungs?: At your age, a feeling of being short of breath is often due to anxiety. Breathing too fast can make anxiety worse. Another possibility is something decreasing the exchange of oxygen in and carbon dioxide out of lungs. A third cause would be insufficient power in the heart pumping. If the sensation persists, better consult a trained medical practitioner. ...Read more

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Itching in deep throat shortness of breath and cough?

Itching in deep throat  shortness of breath and cough?

Cannot accurately: Answer....Please see your physician for further evaluation and potential treatment. ...Read more

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I've had constant shortness of breath for the past few days- at the end of each breath it feels a bit shallow/hurts.I have no cough/cold possible causes?

PutAHolterOnYerDimer: If you have pain in one area of the chest when you breathe in or out, along with that sense of not getting enough air, I'd suggest you see a doctor who could get more details and also examine you and then decide what, if any,tests he might want to do. I see here that you've had a Holter and a D-dimer done in the past, so why not contact that doctor. I suspect (s)he' would know you fairly well. ...Read more

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more