Cough: A sudden, audible expulsion of air from the lungs through a partially closed glottis, preceded by inhalation. It is a protective response that serves to clear the trachea, bronchi, and/or lungs of irritants and secretions, or to prevent aspiration of foreign materials into the lungs.Whooping Cough: A respiratory infection caused by BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS and characterized by paroxysmal coughing ending in a prolonged crowing intake of breath.Antitussive Agents: Agents that suppress cough. They act centrally on the medullary cough center. EXPECTORANTS, also used in the treatment of cough, act locally.Capsaicin: An alkylamide found in CAPSICUM that acts at TRPV CATION CHANNELS.Citric Acid: A key intermediate in metabolism. It is an acid compound found in citrus fruits. The salts of citric acid (citrates) can be used as anticoagulants due to their calcium chelating ability.Codeine: An opioid analgesic related to MORPHINE but with less potent analgesic properties and mild sedative effects. It also acts centrally to suppress cough.Reflex: An involuntary movement or exercise of function in a part, excited in response to a stimulus applied to the periphery and transmitted to the brain or spinal cord.Respiratory Sounds: Noises, normal and abnormal, heard on auscultation over any part of the RESPIRATORY TRACT.Expectorants: Agents that increase mucous excretion. Mucolytic agents, that is drugs that liquefy mucous secretions, are also included here.Bronchitis: Inflammation of the large airways in the lung including any part of the BRONCHI, from the PRIMARY BRONCHI to the TERTIARY BRONCHI.Bordetella pertussis: A species of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that is the causative agent of WHOOPING COUGH. Its cells are minute coccobacilli that are surrounded by a slime sheath.Asthma: A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness (RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY), airway INFLAMMATION, and intermittent AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION. It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, WHEEZING, and dyspnea (DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL).Chronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Nasal Decongestants: Drugs designed to treat inflammation of the nasal passages, generally the result of an infection (more often than not the common cold) or an allergy related condition, e.g., hay fever. The inflammation involves swelling of the mucous membrane that lines the nasal passages and results in inordinate mucus production. The primary class of nasal decongestants are vasoconstrictor agents. (From PharmAssist, The Family Guide to Health and Medicine, 1993)Common Cold: A catarrhal disorder of the upper respiratory tract, which may be viral or a mixed infection. It generally involves a runny nose, nasal congestion, and sneezing.Respiratory Tract DiseasesGuaifenesin: An expectorant that also has some muscle relaxing action. It is used in many cough preparations.Sputum: Material coughed up from the lungs and expectorated via the mouth. It contains MUCUS, cellular debris, and microorganisms. It may also contain blood or pus.Bronchial Provocation Tests: Tests involving inhalation of allergens (nebulized or in dust form), nebulized pharmacologically active solutions (e.g., histamine, methacholine), or control solutions, followed by assessment of respiratory function. These tests are used in the diagnosis of asthma.Respiratory Tract Infections: Invasion of the host RESPIRATORY SYSTEM by microorganisms, usually leading to pathological processes or diseases.Respiration Disorders: Diseases of the respiratory system in general or unspecified or for a specific respiratory disease not available.Administration, Inhalation: The administration of drugs by the respiratory route. It includes insufflation into the respiratory tract.Virus Diseases: A general term for diseases produced by viruses.Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia: An interstitial lung disease of unknown etiology, occurring between 21-80 years of age. It is characterized by a dramatic onset of a "pneumonia-like" illness with cough, fever, malaise, fatigue, and weight loss. Pathological features include prominent interstitial inflammation without collagen fibrosis, diffuse fibroblastic foci, and no microscopic honeycomb change. There is excessive proliferation of granulation tissue within small airways and alveolar ducts.Irritants: Drugs that act locally on cutaneous or mucosal surfaces to produce inflammation; those that cause redness due to hyperemia are rubefacients; those that raise blisters are vesicants and those that penetrate sebaceous glands and cause abscesses are pustulants; tear gases and mustard gases are also irritants.Mucus: The viscous secretion of mucous membranes. It contains mucin, white blood cells, water, inorganic salts, and exfoliated cells.Bronchoscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the bronchi.Coriandrum: A plant genus of the family APIACEAE. The leaves are the source of cilantro and the seeds are the source of coriander, both of which are used in SPICES.Diethylpropion: A appetite depressant considered to produce less central nervous system disturbance than most drugs in this therapeutic category. It is also considered to be among the safest for patients with hypertension. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p2290)Medicine, Traditional: Systems of medicine based on cultural beliefs and practices handed down from generation to generation. The concept includes mystical and magical rituals (SPIRITUAL THERAPIES); PHYTOTHERAPY; and other treatments which may not be explained by modern medicine.Encyclopedias as Topic: Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Habits: Acquired or learned responses which are regularly manifested.LondonMedlinePlus: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.Nonprescription Drugs: Medicines that can be sold legally without a DRUG PRESCRIPTION.Magic: Beliefs and practices concerned with producing desired results through supernatural forces or agents as with the manipulation of fetishes or rituals.Family Health: The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.Family: A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.Pedigree: The record of descent or ancestry, particularly of a particular condition or trait, indicating individual family members, their relationships, and their status with respect to the trait or condition.Cold Temperature: An absence of warmth or heat or a temperature notably below an accustomed norm.Pertussis Vaccine: A suspension of killed Bordetella pertussis organisms, used for immunization against pertussis (WHOOPING COUGH). It is generally used in a mixture with diphtheria and tetanus toxoids (DTP). There is an acellular pertussis vaccine prepared from the purified antigenic components of Bordetella pertussis, which causes fewer adverse reactions than whole-cell vaccine and, like the whole-cell vaccine, is generally used in a mixture with diphtheria and tetanus toxoids. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Pertussis Toxin: One of the virulence factors produced by BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS. It is a multimeric protein composed of five subunits S1 - S5. S1 contains mono ADPribose transferase activity.Diphtheria-Tetanus-acellular Pertussis Vaccines: Combined vaccines consisting of DIPHTHERIA TOXOID; TETANUS TOXOID; and an acellular form of PERTUSSIS VACCINE. At least five different purified antigens of B. pertussis have been used in various combinations in these vaccines.Bordetella: A genus of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria whose cells are minute coccobacilli. It consists of both parasitic and pathogenic species.Garlic: One of the Liliaceae used as a spice (SPICES) and traditional remedy. It contains alliin lyase and alliin, which is converted by alliin lyase to allicin, the pungent ingredient responsible for the aroma of fresh cut garlic.Sulfinic Acids: Any of the monobasic inorganic or organic acids of sulfur with the general formula RSO(OH). (From McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Clove Oil: An oil from flower buds of SYZYGIUM trees which contains large amounts of EUGENOL.Lunch: The meal taken at midday.Refrigeration: The mechanical process of cooling.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Headache: The symptom of PAIN in the cranial region. It may be an isolated benign occurrence or manifestation of a wide variety of HEADACHE DISORDERS.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.

Respiratory symptoms among glass bottle workers--cough and airways irritancy syndrome? (1/1515)

Glass bottle workers have been shown to experience an excess of respiratory symptoms. This work describes in detail the symptoms reported by a cohort of 69 symptomatic glass bottle workers. Symptoms, employment history and clinical investigations including radiology, spirometry and serial peak expiratory flow rate records were retrospectively analyzed from clinical records. The results showed a consistent syndrome of work-related eye, nose and throat irritation followed after a variable period by shortness of breath. The latent interval between starting work and first developing symptoms was typically 4 years (median = 4 yrs; range = 0-28). The interval preceding the development of dysponea was longer and much more variable (median = 16 yrs; range = 3-40). Spirometry was not markedly abnormal in the group but 57% of workers had abnormal serial peak expiratory flow rate charts. Workers in this industry experience upper and lower respiratory tract symptoms consistent with irritant exposure. The long-term functional significance of these symptoms should be formally investigated.  (+info)

Defining and analysing symptom palliation in cancer clinical trials: a deceptively difficult exercise. (2/1515)

The assessment of symptom palliation is an essential component of many treatment comparisons in clinical trials, yet an extensive literature search revealed no consensus as to its precise definition, which could embrace relief of symptoms, time to their onset, duration, degree, as well as symptom control and prevention. In an attempt to assess the importance of these aspects and to compare different methods of analysis, we used one symptom (cough) from a patient self-assessment questionnaire (the Rotterdam Symptom Checklist) in a large (>300 patient) multicentre randomized clinical trial (conducted by the Medical Research Council Lung Cancer Working Party) of palliative chemotherapy in small-cell lung cancer. The regimens compared were a two-drug regimen (2D) and a four-drug regimen (4D). No differences were seen between the regimens in time of onset of palliation or its duration. The degree of palliation was strongly related to the initial severity: 90% of the patients with moderate or severe cough at baseline reported improvement, compared with only 53% of those with mild cough. Analyses using different landmark time points gave conflicting results: the 4D regimen was superior at 1 month and at 3 months, whereas at 2 months the 2D regimen appeared superior. When improvement at any time up to 3 months was considered, the 4D regimen showed a significant benefit (4D 79%, 2D 60%, P = 0.02). These findings emphasize the need for caution in interpreting results, and the importance of working towards a standard definition of symptom palliation. The current lack of specified criteria makes analysis and interpretation of trial results difficult, and comparison across trials impossible. A standard definition of palliation for use in the analysis of clinical trials data is proposed, which takes into account aspects of onset, duration and degree of palliation, and symptom improvement, control and prevention.  (+info)

Influence of central antitussive drugs on the cough motor pattern. (3/1515)

The present study was conducted to determine the effects of administration of centrally active antitussive drugs on the cough motor pattern. Electromyograms of diaphragm and rectus abdominis muscles were recorded in anesthetized, spontaneously breathing cats. Cough was produced by mechanical stimulation of the intrathoracic trachea. Centrally acting drugs administered included codeine, morphine, dextromethorphan, baclofen, CP-99,994, and SR-48,968. Intravertebral artery administration of all drugs reduced cough number (number of coughs per stimulus trial) and rectus abdominis burst amplitude in a dose-dependent manner. Codeine, dextromethorphan, CP-99,994, SR-48,968, and baclofen had no effect on cough cycle timing (CTtot) or diaphragm amplitude during cough, even at doses that inhibited cough number by 80-90%. Morphine lengthened CTtot and inhibited diaphragm amplitude during cough, but these effects were not dose dependent. Only CP-99,994 altered the eupneic respiratory pattern. Central antitussive drugs primarily suppress cough by inhibition of expiratory motor drive and cough number. CTtot and inspiratory motor drive are relatively insensitive to the effects of these drugs. CTtot can be controlled independently from cough number.  (+info)

Cough and angiotensin II receptor antagonists: cause or confounding? (4/1515)

AIMS: Cough is one of the most frequent side effects associated with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) but is not thought to be associated with losartan, an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (ARA). This study compares reports of cough with losartan and three ACEIs used in general practice. METHODS: Studies have been conducted for losartan, and three ACEIs enalapril, lisinopril and perindopril, using the technique of Prescription-Event Monitoring. Patients were identified using dispensed prescription data. Questionnaires were sent to patients' general practitioners 6 months after the date of first prescription. Cases of cough within the first 60 days of treatment with losartan resulting in withdrawal of the drug were followed up with additional questionnaires. Incidence rates for reports of cough were calculated. In order to reduce the impact of carry-over effects, rate ratios were calculated for first reports of cough between days 8 and 60 using losartan as the index drug. RESULTS: The cohort for each drug exceeded 9000 patients. Age and sex distributions and indications for prescribing the four drugs were similar. Cough was the most frequent reason for discontinuation of losartan and the most frequently reported event in the first month of treatment with this drug. When reports of cough between days 1-7 were excluded, rates of cough were significantly higher for the three ACEIs when compared with losartan (rate ratios 1.5, 4.8 and 5.7, all P<0.03). 101 patients had discontinued losartan due to cough. 91% of these had previously been prescribed an ACEI and 86% had previously experienced ACEI cough. CONCLUSIONS: Carry-over accounted for the observed excess of reports of cough with losartan. Rates of cough between days 8 and 60 were significantly higher for the three ACEIs compared with losartan. Confounding factors associated with comparative observational cohort studies are discussed.  (+info)

Multifunctional laryngeal motoneurons: an intracellular study in the cat. (5/1515)

We studied the patterns of membrane potential changes in laryngeal motoneurons (LMs) during vocalization, coughing, swallowing, sneezing, and the aspiration reflex in decerebrate paralyzed cats. LMs, identified by antidromic activation from the recurrent laryngeal nerve, were expiratory (ELMs) or inspiratory (ILMs) cells that depolarized during their respective phases in eupnea. During vocalization, most ELMs depolarized and most ILMs hyperpolarized. Some ILMs depolarized slightly during vocalization. During coughing, ELMs depolarized abruptly at the transition from the inspiratory to the expiratory phase. In one-third of ELMs, this depolarization persisted throughout the abdominal burst. In the remainder ("type A"), it was interrupted by a transient repolarization. ILMs exhibited a membrane potential trajectory opposite to that of type A ELMs during coughing. During swallowing, the membrane potential of ELMs decreased transiently at the onset of the hypoglossal burst and then depolarized strongly during the burst. ILMs hyperpolarized sharply at the onset of the burst and depolarized as hypoglossal activity ceased. During sneezing, ELMs and ILMs exhibited membrane potential changes similar to those of type A ELMs and ILMs during coughing. During the aspiration reflex, ELMs and ILMs exhibited bell-shaped hyperpolarization and depolarization trajectories, respectively. We conclude that central drives to LMs, consisting of complex combinations of excitation and inhibition, vary during vocalization and upper airway defensive reflexes. This study provides data for analysis of the neuronal networks that produce these various behaviors and analysis of network reorganization caused by changes in dynamic connections between the respiratory and nonrespiratory neuronal networks.  (+info)

Influence of family factors on the incidence of lower respiratory illness during the first year of life. (6/1515)

In a study of a cohort of over 2000 children born between 1963 and 1965, the incidence of bronchitis and pneumonia during their first year of life was found to be associated with several family factors. The most important determinant of respiratory illness in these infants was an attack of bronchitis or pneumonia in a sibling. The age of these siblings, and their number, also contributed to this incidence. Parental respiratory symptoms, including persistent cough and phlegm, and asthma or wheezing, as well as parental smoking habits, had lesser but nevertheless important effects. Parental smoking, however, stands out from all other factors as the one most amenable to change in seeking to prevent bronchitis and pneumonia in infants.  (+info)

Persistent cough: is it asthma? (7/1515)

The aim of this study was to determine if children in the community with persistent cough can be considered to have asthma. A validated questionnaire was given to the parents of 1245 randomly selected children aged 6-12 years. Atopy was measured with skin prick tests. Children with persistent cough had less morbidity and less atopy compared with children with wheeze. Although the syndrome commonly referred to as "cough variant asthma" could not be shown in this study, a significant number of children with persistent cough had been diagnosed as having asthma and were treated with asthma medications including inhaled corticosteroids. Studies are urgently needed to determine the appropriate treatment for children with persistent cough.  (+info)

Gastro-oesophageal reflux related cough and its response to laparoscopic fundoplication. (8/1515)

BACKGROUND: This study was designed to determine prospectively the rate of cough before and after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication performed for the control of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. METHODS: One hundred and ninety five consecutive patients (76 men) of mean (SD) age 46.9 (14.1) years with proven gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, who were either on long term omeprazole (n = 187) or who had not responded to a trial of omeprazole (n = 8), took part in the study which was carried out in a university teaching hospital that included a regional respiratory referral centre. Patients underwent oesophageal manometry, 24 hour oesophageal pH testing, and symptom score evaluation by an independent observer before and six months after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. RESULTS: One hundred and thirty three patients presented with reflux symptoms and 62 with respiratory symptoms; 68% of patients complained of cough before surgery (86% with respiratory symptoms, 60% with gastrointestinal symptoms). The percentage reflux time in 24 hours fell significantly (p < 0.0001) from a mean (SD) of 9.38 (10.99)% to 1.22 (2.92)%, lower oesophageal sphincter tone rose significantly (p < 0.0001) from a mean (SD) of 7.71 (5.90) mm Hg to 21.74 (10.84) mm Hg, and the cough score fell from a median value of 8.0 (IQR 12.0) to 0 (IQR 3) following surgery. Of the patients with cough, 51% were cough free after surgery and 31% improved. The patients with respiratory symptoms had a higher cough score before (median 12.0 (IQR 5.5) versus 4.0 (IQR 8.75), p < 0.0001) and after surgery (median 1 (7.5) versus 0.0 (IQR 1.0), p = 0.0045) than those with gastrointestinal symptoms. CONCLUSIONS: Patients who present to gastroenterologists with severe reflux commonly complain of cough. Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication is effective in the control of cough in patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, with or without primary respiratory disease.  (+info)

Background Cough variant Asthma (CVA) is defined as chronic cough without wheezing, and may be precursor of typical asthma. Thus, the diagnosis of CVA and early intervention can partly inhibit asthma progression.This study aimed to evaluate the role of spirometry in diagniosis of Cough variant Asthma in Iranian Children. Materials and Methods This descriptive observational study included a total of 73 patients, who were referred to the specialized lung clinic of Tabriz Pediatric Center, Tabriz city, Iran. Patients were divided into two groups with classic asthma (n=37) and cough variant asthma (n=36) and basic spirometry parameters such as FEV1, FVC, FEV1/FVC, FEF 25-75% and PEF were measured, and the spirometry findings of each individual were measured based on the European Respiratory Society (ERS) criteria. Results The mean of FEV1 and FVC in the classic asthma group were 83.45 ± 20.49% and 86.45 ± 21.57%, respectively; and in the cough variant asthma group were 87.44 ± 13.99% and 86.8 ± 14.71%,
To the Editor:. Chronic cough is a difficult clinical problem, partly because there is an absence of well-validated means to assess cough [1, 2]. We have previously reported that the semi-automated computerised Leicester Cough Monitor detects cough accurately over 6 h and that cough frequency is increased in patients with chronic cough compared to controls [3, 4]. There remains uncertainty on the performance of the system over 24 h and across the range of expected cough frequency in larger populations. We set out to address these questions in healthy adult volunteers and adult volunteers with respiratory disease.. 44 healthy volunteers were recruited from those responding to a poster advertisement. All reported no current respiratory symptoms, were nonsmokers with a ,5 pack-yr past smoking history and had normal spirometric values, methacholine airway responsiveness and induced sputum inflammatory cell counts. 78 patients with respiratory disease were recruited from respiratory clinics. The ...
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Capsaicin has been used as a tussive agent in studies in adults to determine cough receptor sensitivity. The aim of this study was to determine the tolerance, repeatability and influence of inspiratory flow on the capsaicin cough receptor sensitivity test in children. Thirty children (mean age 11 yrs; range 6-16 yrs) were tested on two different days, to determine the lowest concentration of capsaicin required to stimulate two or more coughs (cough threshold (Cth)), 2-4 coughs (C2), and five or more coughs (C5). Capsaicin was nebulized through a dosimeter, with an arrangement that allowed the subjects to visualize and regulate their inspiratory flow. Using a constant inspiratory flow of 20 L x min(-1), tests were reproducible for C2, C5 and Cth (doubling dose changes of 1.13, 1.03 and 1.08, respectively). An increase in the inspiratory flow from 20 to 60 L x min(-1) significantly increased C2 (19.5 to 46.8 microM; p=0.016) and C5 (46.8 to 128.8 microM; p=0.008). We conclude that in children, the ...
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice talks about cough frequency patterns differ between patients with and without asthma.
Both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) frequently lead to a chronic cough that negatively impacts the quality of life (QOL) for patients and those around them. This is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to determine whether interferon-alpha, delivered in low doses via orally dissolving lozenges given 3 times per day for 4 weeks, can reduce the frequency and severity of chronic cough in patients with COPD or IPF. Cough frequency will be assessed via 24-hour digital audio recordings made prior to entry, and at weeks 2 and 4 of treatment. Cough severity will be assessed via a 100-mm visual analog scale questionnaire completed by the subject prior to entry and then weekly during treatment. Subjects will also complete questionnaires regarding cough frequency, duration and intensity, QOL, dyspnea, and antitussive medication usage weekly during treatment. All questionnaires will be repeated weekly during a 4-week post-treatment ...
Did you know that not all coughs are created equal? Different types of cough require different diagnostic approaches and different cough treatments. So, when it comes to cough treatment, there is no universal solution.. To be effective, cough treatment must target the specific cause(s) and trigger(s) of your unique cough. Do not waste time and money and expose yourself to risks or side effects with the wrong cough treatment.. Dr. Mandel Sher is a Cough Doctor. He understands the debilitating impact of Chronic Cough on living life to the fullest. As a Chronic Cough specialist, he and the Center for Cough team offer people suffering with Chronic Cough a comprehensive diagnostic and cough treatment approach. At Center for Cough, Dr. Sher balances innovation with evidence-based medicine. All his services are recognized by Medicare and other major insurance companies and are covered medical services. Contact Dr. Mandel Sher if you or someone you know has a cough that wont go away: 727-393-8067. ...
Cough, the most important airways defensive mechanism is modulated by many afferent inputs either from respiratory tussigenic areas, but also by afferent drive from other organs. In animal models, modulation of cough by nasal afferent inputs can either facilitate or inhibit the cough response, depending on the type of trigeminal afferents stimulated. In this study we addressed the question of possible bidirectional modulation of cough response in human healthy volunteers by nasal challenges with TRPA1 and TRPM8 agonists respectively. After nasal challenges with isocyanate (AITC), cinnamaldehyde, (−) menthol and (+) menthol (all 10-3 M) nasal symptom score, cough threshold (C2), urge to cough (Cu) and cumulative cough response were measured). Nasal challenges with TRPA1 relevant agonists induced considerable nasal symptoms, significantly enhanced urge to cough (p|0.05) but no statistically significant modulation of the C2 and cumulative cough response. In contrast, both TRPM8 agonists administered to
Are you over-thinking your Chronic Cough? Certainly youre feeling tired, depressed, and blah… who wouldnt? Your nagging Chronic Cough is interrupting your and/or your partners sleep. Your hacking Chronic Cough is embarrassing you and annoying to those around you so you are staying home and feeling socially isolated. Your Chronic Cough seems to be relentless. Youve seen lots of doctors and tried lots of Cough remedies but youre still coughing and feeling blah about ever feeling better. But could there be some underlying psychological conditions contributing to how youre feeling? Dr. Mandel Sher and Center for Cough team address the multiple factors that could be contributing to unexplained Chronic Cough. This COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT APPROACH is helping patients to achieve REMARKABLE COUGH RELIEF RESULTS.. Does unexplained Chronic Cough make you feel worse than people who have a medical diagnosis for why they are coughing like Asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or people who ...
Chronic unexplained cough triggered by environmental irritants is characterized by increased cough reflex sensitivity, which can be demonstrated by means of inhaled capsaicin. Topical capsaicin can be used to improve non-allergic rhinitis and intestinal hypersensitivity and to reduce neuropathic pain. Objectives: We established whether an oral intake of natural capsaicin (chilli) could desensitize the cough reflex and improve unexplained coughing. Methods: Twenty-four patients with irritant-induced, unexplained chronic cough and 15 controls were included in the study. For 4 weeks, the participants took capsules with pure capsaicin, and for 4 weeks, they took placebo capsules. The protocol was crossover, randomized, and double blind. Cough sensitivity during the study was evaluated by a standardized capsaicin inhalation cough test that assessed the capsaicin concentration required to reach two coughs (C2) and five coughs (C5). Participants were also administered questionnaires on cough and ...
Dog cough is one of the most common canine symptoms. It is also a symptom of a wide range of conditions, so determining what is causing your dog to cough can be challenging. Dog cough can be triggered by something as simple as inhaling an irritant such as smoke, pollen or dust or it can be caused by something as serious as heart disease. The first step in treating dog cough is to determine the source. Causes of Dog Cough Besides irritants such as smoke, pollen or house dust, some common causes of dog cough include insect bites, dog allergies, dog parasites or worms, fungus disease, heartworm disease, respiratory infection, and kennel cough or "tracheobronchitis." Much like humans, the sound of the cough and associated symptoms is a great indicator of what the problem might be. A dry cough, for example, can be the result of kennel cough, while a moist cough can come from a buildup of fluid in the throat or airways in the dogs body. If your dog has a deep, wheezy cough, he could have bronchitis. ...
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The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of pomalidomide over a 12 week duration in the treatment of chronic cough in patients with IPF as measured by a Cough Symptom Diary, Visual Analogue Scale for Cough Severity, Leicester Cough Questionnaire, St. George Respiratory Questionnaire, Cough-Specific Quality-of-Life Questionnaire, and adverse event reporting. There will be an option open to participants, who respond to treatment by meeting pre-determined criteria, to remain in the study for an additional 9 months or for a total of 54 weeks ...
The bodys natural reflex reaction to get rid of mucus, trapped organisms, and foreign material from the lungs and throat is by coughing. There are 2 types of cough, one is productive cough and the other is termed as non-productive cough. In productive cough, the lungs are filled with mucus and one needs to cough up the phlegm. In non-productive cough, mucus is not produced and one suffers from dry cough. One may suffer from either chronic or acute cough. There are several causes of cough, like asthma, allergies, inflammation of the larynx or pharynx, bacterial respiratory infection, smoking, inhalation of irritants, changes in weather, etc. In the following paragraphs, we shall cover some remedies that will help you get rid of this annoying condition ...
Dogs Cough. By Admin. Why dogs cough? Coughing in dogs in a common problem. All dogs that cough do not have a serious illness. A dog that coughs can have a sore throat. A canine cough is one of your dogs best defense mechanisms. Any irritation of the breathing tubes will trigger a cough reflex in dogs. A violent rush of air cleans material from the breathing tubes and the lungs. Pollution and pollens in the air can irritate the respiratory system.. If the dog cough is accompanied by fever, weight loss, difficulty breathing, lethargy, blue gums and tongue, with a history of heart disease, heart murmur, or a malignant tumor, you should call your vet immediately.. If your dog is coughing, it could have canine influenza which is commonly called dog flu.. Tracheobronchitis or dog kennel cough causes a dog dry cough that is unproductive and sounds serious. Kennel cough is a viral disease that is highly contagious among dogs. Kennel cough causes the dog to gag after the coughing spasm and bring up a ...
Although chronic cough in adults (cough lasting longer than eight weeks) can be caused by many etiologies, four conditions account for most cases: upper airway cough syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease/laryngopharyngeal reflux disease, asthma, and nonasthmatic eosinophilic bronchitis. Patients should be evaluated clinically (with spirometry, if indicated), and empiric treatment should be initiated. Other potential causes include angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor use, environmental triggers, tobacco use, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and obstructive sleep apnea. Chest radiography can rule out concerning infectious, inflammatory, and malignant thoracic conditions. Patients with refractory chronic cough may warrant referral to a pulmonologist or otolaryngologist in addition to a trial of gabapentin, pregabalin, and/or speech therapy. In children, cough is considered chronic if present for more than four weeks. In children six to 14 years of age, it is most commonly caused by asthma,
Upper Airway Cough Syndrome (UACS). This includes all nasopharyngeal conditions (including allergic rhinitis (AR), rhinosinusitis, and laryngopharyngitis) that may be associated with post-nasal drip and subtle sensation of irritation of secretions in the back of the throat and the upper airways that present with a cough as the only symptom. Throat examination may reveal signs of pharyngitis and cobble-stone appearance. These conditions can be silent (no symptoms besides a cough) in up to 20% of cases. Because of disease chronicity, it is likely that, over time, patients will become tolerant of other symptoms, which are not as bothersome as a cough. The diagnosis of silent UACS can reliably be made only after patients show significant improvement with prescribed treatment directed to suggestive features in history, physical examination, or laboratory testing.[3]. Cough-Variant Asthma(C-VA). A cough can be the only manifestation of asthma. Unlike silent UACS, the diagnosis of C-VA can be confirmed ...
A cough that is more noticeable when your child is lying down is usually caused by mucus running down the back of the throat (post-nasal drip) from an upper respiratory infection, such as a cold, sinusitis, or allergy. A child usually has a runny or stuffy nose, may be irritable, and may have a fever. Home treatment is usually all that is needed to provide relief for this type of cough.. A cough during the night that sounds like a barking seal may be a sign of croup. Your child may sound hoarse with a high-pitched sound (stridor) when breathing in. Home treatment may be all that is needed in most cases. But a barking cough that continues through the day or occurs with difficulty breathing can be more serious.. A child may cough in response to emotional issues (psychogenic cough). This type of cough is present without other symptoms.. Any cough in a baby younger than 3 months, even without other symptoms, needs to be taken seriously. If the cough occurs with a change in feeding habits or ...
Dogs Cough. By Admin. Why dogs cough? Coughing in dogs in a common problem. All dogs that cough do not have a serious illness. A dog that coughs can have a sore throat. A canine cough is one of your dogs best defense mechanisms. Any irritation of the breathing tubes will trigger a cough reflex in dogs. A violent rush of air cleans material from the breathing tubes and the lungs. Pollution and pollens in the air can irritate the respiratory system.. If the dog cough is accompanied by fever, weight loss, difficulty breathing, lethargy, blue gums and tongue, with a history of heart disease, heart murmur, or a malignant tumor, you should call your vet immediately.. If your dog is coughing, it could have canine influenza which is commonly called dog flu.. Tracheobronchitis or dog kennel cough causes a dog dry cough that is unproductive and sounds serious. Kennel cough is a viral disease that is highly contagious among dogs. Kennel cough causes the dog to gag after the coughing spasm and bring up a ...
Cough is a common reason for pediatric outpatient visits. Cough as a manifestation of respiratory disease can range from minor upper respiratory tract infections to serious conditions such as bronchiectasis. Acute cough in children is mostly caused by upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs). Chronic cough, defined as daily cough of at least 4 weeks in duration, (1) can be associated with an underlying serious disorder and, hence, requires systematic and thorough clinical evaluation. There is high-quality evidence that a systematic approach to the management of chronic cough in children using pediatric-specific cough algorithms improves clinical outcomes. (1) Treatment of cough should be based on the etiology. Because cough is a common presenting complaint, pediatricians must become familiar with the initial evaluation and management of children with cough to establish a diagnosis and determine appropriate therapy. ...
Pneumonia and asthma are the common diseases in pediatric population. The diseases share some similarities of symptoms that make them difficult to separate without the proper diagnostic tools. The majority of pneumonia cases occur in the third world countries wherein even the basic diagnostic tools (e.g.: x-ray) are extremely rare. In these countries, the WHO recommends using rapid breathing and chest in-drawing as approach to diagnose pneumonia in children with cough. As the results, many asthma patients were misdiagnosed as pneumonia and prescribed for unnecessary antibiotic treatment. In this study, we propose a cough sound analysis based method to differentiate pneumonia from asthma. Cough is the major symptom of pneumonia and asthma. Past studies showed the acoustic of cough sounds may carry important information related with the diseases. However, there were no attempts to use cough sounds to separate pneumonia and asthma in pediatric population. Our method extracted sound features such as ...
1. Ginger. Ayurvedic medicine praises gingers ability to boost the immune system by warming the body so it can break down the accumulation of toxins in the organs. Ginger also has antibacterial properties. It cleans the lymphatic system, preventing the accumulation of toxins that make us susceptible to infections, especially in the respiratory system. (16). 2. Raw Honey. There are many health benefits of raw honey, including its ability to treat coughs just as effectively as over-the-counter commercial cough syrups. Increasing evidence shows that a single dose of honey can reduce mucus secretion and coughs. (17) To help relieve whooping cough symptoms, anyone over the age of one should take 1 to 2 teaspoons of raw honey at bedtime.. 3. Turmeric. It can be argued that turmeric is the most powerful herb on the planet at fighting and potentially reversing disease. Turmeric can be used to reduce inflammation and ease pain. Unlike so many over-the-counter pain medications, turmeric has relatively no ...
1. Twelve non-smoking subjects inhaled capsaicin at three different inspiratory flow rates: 50, 100 and 150 litres/min. Capsaicin was delivered by a breath-actuated dosimeter; inhalations consisted of 0.21-13.6 nmol of capsaicin in doubling amounts given in random order.. 2. The mean number of coughs per challenge decreased with increasing inspiratory flow rate. The difference in cough numbers were significant: 7.7 (95% confidence interval 2.5-12.8) for 50 versus 100 litres/min and 10.9 (95% confidence interval 5.0-16.9) for 100 versus 150 litres/min.. 3. On a separate day, a cough threshold was measured by giving increasing doses of citric acid that were inhaled at 50 litres/min. There was a positive correlation between the sensitivity to capsaicin and the cough threshold to citric acid (r = 0.69, P = 0.01), and also between the cough latencies (r = 0.67, P = 0.02).. 4. The negative relationship between the cough response and the inspiratory flow rate may be caused by increased laryngeal ...
Cough is one of the most important defensive reflexes. However, extensive non- productive cough is a harmful mechanism leading to the damage of human airways. Cough is initiated by activation of vagal afferents in the airways. The site of their convergence is particularly the nucleus of the solitary.... Full description. ...
Many kennels, groomers, doggy daycares, and training facilities these days require dogs to be vaccinated for kennel cough before they are allowed to attend. But, just what is kennel cough, and how safe is the vaccine? Kennel cough is a viral infection that passes between dogs, especially in stressful environments. It typically takes about 8-10 days after exposure for symptoms to develop, including sneezing, runny eyes or nose, and of course, a dry horrible-sounding cough. While kennel cough certainly sounds scary because of its characteristic dry, hacking cough, it is a mild illness that can be easily treated with gentle, natural remedies. There are many resources to consult on treating kennel cough at home. These treatments typically include boosting the dogs immune system and gently soothing its cough. Kennel cough is a self-limiting disease, which means that in all but a few rare cases, the illness will clear up on its own even without treatment. Because kennel cough has a tendency to ...
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Upper airway diseases (e.g. allergic rhinitis (AR)) are one of most common causes of chronic cough in subjects with negative X-ray finding. In UACS (upper airway cough syndrome), cough is strongly associated with the ongoing nasal inflammation. Effective treatment of nasal inflammation may lead to down regulation of pathologically enhanced chronic cough. Histamine plays a critical role in upper airway diseases. All known histamine receptors (H1R, H2R, H3R, and H4R) have been demonstrated in the nasal mucosa. Old generation of antihistamines (inverse agonists of H1R) are empirically used in treatment of UACS, although their clinical use is limited by their serious adverse effects. The aim of our study was to ascertain the effect of H3R selective agonist imetit - known to suppress release of substance P from afferent nerves in allergic nasal inflammation on cough and symptoms of AR in an animal model. ...
In the Pascal Beuret et al. study,9 which included ICU patients who had successfully passed the spontaneous breathing trial, the optimal cough PEF value to predict extubation failure was ,35 L/min.. In patients unable to cooperate voluntarily cough PEF cannot be evaluated. Involuntary cough may be assessed either by instilling normal saline2 or by advancing a suctioning catheter through the patients tracheostomy tube to induce a cough.10 Although not compared directly two different studies using voluntary11 and involuntary cough PEF2 have come out with approximately the same cut-off point (60 versus 58.5 L/min respectively). In the Salam et al. study11 Cough PEFs were measured in all but five patients who were unable to understand instructions or could not attempt a cough. For the remaining 83 patients who attempted to cough, the Cough PEFs ranged from 10 to 200 L/min; 41% of the measurements were 60 L/min or less.. The study of Smailes12 demonstrated that patients with a cough PEF of ≤60 ...
Because studies have inconsistently targeted the multiple cardinal symptoms of the common cold (e.g., rhinorrhea, nasal congestion, postnasal discharge, throat clearing, cough), the evidence on how to best treat any one symptom is not strong. Therefore, the Duke Center for Clinical Health Policy Research (which conducted an evidence-based review of the literature for the ACCP guideline committee) limited its review to cough.4 Clinically, there are several reasons why it makes sense to target cough caused by the common cold: the common cold, which is the most prevalent condition in humans, is accompanied by cough in up to 83 percent of persons5; the common cold is the most prevalent cause of acute cough6; and cough is the most common complaint seen by primary care physicians in the ambulatory setting in the United States,7 probably because cough adversely affects health-related quality of life.6. Although acute cough from the common cold is usually transient and minor, it may be life threatening ...
Chronic cough is somewhat arbitrarily defined as any cough with a duration of eight weeks.1 It is common in primary care. In one postal survey of 11 000 patients registered with four general practices, 14% of men and 10% of women reported coughing on more than half the days in the year.2 In practice, smokers rarely consult about their cough because they assume (usually correctly) that smoking is the cause.. The problem in diagnosis is differentiating between the common causes of chronic cough-asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, postnasal drip, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), and drug (ACE inhibitor) induced-and not missing rare but more serious causes.. In primary care the cause of chronic cough is often uncertain, and asthma is a common diagnosis. In a study in secondary care of 78 adult non-smokers with chronic cough and a normal chest x ray, in 73 (94%) the cough was considered to be caused by one or more of the "pathogenic triad" of asthma, gastro-oesophageal reflux, and ...
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Coughing is the bodys way of removing foreign material or mucous from the lungs and throat. The two general classifications of cough are productive coughs (producing phlegm or mucous from the lungs) and nonproductive coughs (dry and not producing any mucous or phlegm). Coughs are also divided into acute (less than 3 weeks duration) and chronic (more than three weeks duration). Acute cough is most often caused by the common viral upper respiratory tract infection. Chronic cough may be caused by a variety of underlying diseases including asthma, cystic fibrosis, allergies, GERD and chronic post nasal drip.. ...
Peter Dicpinigaitis, M.D., is active in the field of cough research. Dr. Dicpinigaitis and colleagues have developed methods of cough reflex sensitivity measurement with the tussive agent capsaicin that have been adopted in international guidelines as the proposed standard method of cough challenge testing.. Using this methodology, Dicpinigaitis has performed numerous studies to evaluate potential antitussive drugs; to evaluate the effect of non-pharmacological interventions such as cigarette smoking on cough reflex sensitivity; as well as to evaluate ethnic and gender differences in the cough reflex.. Clinical Specialty Areas. ...
Brief summary: Various techniques can reduce the incidence of cough at tracheal extubation. Whilst effect size differs between treatments, homogeneity was identified within each subgroup of treatments. This meta-analysis allows anaesthesiologists to make informed choices on the use of techniques to prevent emergence cough. Background: Cough at extubation increases the risk of morbidity following surgical procedures. So, prevention of cough may aid perioperative risk management. Several techniques have been described for prevention of cough at or immediately after tracheal extubation. This meta-analysis compares various pharmacological methods for prevention of cough at emergence from general anaesthesia and aims to establish an evidence base for the rational use of these techniques. Methods: Several electronic databases (1966-2018) were searched systematically for randomised controlled trials that reported the incidence of cough at extubation. The quality of the studies identified was assessed ...
What is a Dry Cough?. Excessive mucus is not associated with this type of cough. It can be treated with cough suppressants.. What is a Chesty Cough?. It is associated with excessive mucus in the lungs and airways. Due to this excessive mucous in the airway passages, it is difficult to expectorate. This is commonly treated with an expectorant which helps to clear the thickness of the mucous & the cough is more productive.. What are the main causes of a cough?. There are many things that could cause a cough. Coughing actually occurs when foreign particles enter the airways and the nerve endings become irritated. As a result, the body reflexively responds with a cough to clear the airways and protect the lungs.. The various conditions which initiate a cough are:. ...
Whilst cough is a defensive reflex, in respiratory diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) the cough reflex may become exaggerated and unproductive, leading to presentation of chronic cough as a troublesome symptom. Chronic cough is the most common reason that patients seek ambulatory care in the UK, and cough medications are one of the largest segments of the global over-the-counter drugs market, yet there are no cough medications (prescription or OTC) available that are both efficacious AND safe, indicating a large unmet clinical need. β-adrenergic receptor (β-AR) agonists, methylxanthines (theophylline) and fatty acid amide hydrogenase inhibitors (FAAHi) are peripherally acting drugs with a proven safety profile in humans for other uses, but are not currently recognised as anti-tussive medications. This thesis aimed to examine whether these drugs possess anti-tussive activity, and if so, the mechanisms by which they inhibit cough. These drugs were all ...
In contrast, a persistent cough is a major quality-of-life issue. Coughing is a physiologic response meant to clear the airway of mucus, infections, foreign bodies, or irritants. However, when a cough persists for many weeks or months, it becomes a disabling medical problem that can lead to loss of sleep, muscle pain, fractured ribs, syncope, stress incontinence, and vomiting.. Not only do chronic cough sufferers lose sleep and miss work, but they endure exhaustion, frustration, embarrassment and frequent doctors visits. These factors are more than an inconvenience, and they warrant a comprehensive investigation. What the patient may not consider A persistent cough may signal an underlying disease. The correct diagnosis requires a comprehensive investigation-including an in-depth history and physical examination, pulmonary function studies, x-rays, laboratory studies, endoscopy, and specialized studies (e.g. allergy testing, methacholine challenge, 24 hour pH probe).. The presence of multiple ...
Whooping cough is very contagious and can lead to serious illness, especially in babies who arent fully vaccinated. Many babies who get whooping cough are infected by parents, older siblings, or other caregivers who might not even know they have the disease. People with whooping cough usually spread the disease by coughing or sneezing while in close contact with others, who then breathe in the bacteria that cause the disease.. Whooping cough disease starts like the common cold, with a runny nose or congestion, sneezing, and maybe a mild cough or fever. But after 1-2 weeks, severe coughing can begin. Unlike the common cold, whooping cough can lead to fits of violent and rapid coughing, over and over, until all the air is gone from the lungs and you are forced to inhale with a loud "whooping" sound. In babies, the cough can be minimal or not even there. They may instead have life-threatening pauses in breathing (apnea). +more. ...
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Source: Health.com with Subinoy Das, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Tivic Health Systems. Heres how its different from other coughs youve had.. Youve heard the typical symptoms by now: fever, shortness of breath, dry cough-about 80 percent of those with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), only get those mild signs, according to research. And while one of those symptoms-a cough-may sound pretty easy to diagnose, many are questioning what exactly a dry cough is, and how its different from other coughs.. Basically, a dry cough is "one where no mucus or phlegm is produced with the cough," Subinoy Das, MD an Ohio-based ear nose and throat physician, and medical director for the US Institute for Advanced Sinus Care & Research, tells Health. Conversely, a wet cough "is one filled with mucus or phlegm where someone can actually feel the mucus move in their bronchi or throat," he says, adding that "mucus expectorates or leaves the chest with each [wet] cough.". A dry ...
I was just diagnosed with mild hypertension. However, my mild dry hacking cough (at 10mg) became a debilitating uncontrollable constant choking cough. I am a 65-year-old female. I am not diabetic. A recent blood draw showed excellent chemistry for kidney function. I do not have any signs of heart problems. I do however have a BMI of 30. So at 54", 172 lbs, I am considered obese. My DO knew about my dry cough at 10mg but told me it was most likely the cold virus that was going around and increased my dosage to 20mg after 15 days because my BP numbers were in the 130s and were still too high. Within 6 days after taking 20mg my cough became debilitating! I called the office and spoke with the nurse who told me it was most likely post nasal drip from the cold virus. OTC medications could help me ride it out. Finally after suffering for 10 days (choking constant cough, causing nausea induced gag reflex) I decided to check my symptoms on line. Kinins were most likely the cause. When I called to get ...
My son of 6 years old is suffering from continous cough.He is suffering from cough since 20 days .He was given antibiotics(Azythromycin)and other cough syrups but of no use.doctor says the chest is clear.cough comes daily during early mornings or before going tobed rarely during day times. It stays for1 to 2 hours.when it comes he coughs without gap. Iam very much worried.Please help me regarding this matter. My eldest daughter used to get a night time/early morning cough which would be not about during the day. It turned out she was asthmatic and the cough was the only obvious sign of the asthma. It wasnt till she was put in the childrens hospital for several days for investigation of her night/early morning cough was she diagnosed. (Then 1-2 years later she had her first (and very serious) asthma attack!!). The cool damp air can trigger cough ...
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For most people, a periodic cough is perfectly normal and nothing to worry about. In some cases, however, a cough doesnt go away and could be a sign of an underlying medical problem-everything from the common cold and asthma to cancer or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Coughs that take longer than a day or two to clear can also come with other symptoms, such as irritation in the throat or trouble breathing. When a cough doesnt go away, it can be hard to pinpoint why. The Temple Lung Centers Chronic Cough Program specializes in finding the cause of a cough that lasts more than 8 weeks or causes other medical problems like vomiting or trouble breathing. Once the cause is discovered, the programs medical team can offer treatments to lessen the cough or address the underlying medical condition. ...
Article discusses various remedies and treatments to stop a persistent cough. Possible causes of consistent coughs are looked at as well as a variety of ways to treat them.
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Physicians have used the presence and characteristics of cough as a diagnostic tool for many years. Researchers have shown that cough sound analysis can assist in the diagnosis of respiratory disease [1]. Important considerations such as cough intensity and duration may affect the sounds produced by the lungs. To reliably classify cough sounds, these considerations must be addressed. Measurement o
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by PWeekly , Sep 2, 2016. Evidence suggests that electronic cigarette (e-cig) use has grown rapidly in recent years. "There seems to be a perception among the public-and perhaps even some physicians-that e-cigs are a benign substance because users are essentially inhaling water vapor," says Peter V. Dicpinigaitis, MD. "However, few studies have assessed how e-cig use affects the respiratory tract or pulmonary function." Previous studies have shown that otherwise healthy smokers of tobacco cigarettes experience decreased cough reflex sensitivity when compared with non-smokers. Dr. Dicpinigaitis is one of few researchers worldwide with the ability to measure the effects of an external influence on cough reflex sensitivity in the laboratory using capsaicin, which has been shown in previous research to induce cough in a safe, dose-dependent, and reproducible manner. With this background, he and his colleagues sought to determine the effects of a single exposure to e-cig vapor on cough reflex ...
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This is the third day of our vacation here in Philippines today. We had so much fun celebrating the birthday of my cousin last night and now we are about to go to the small island where mom lives. I cant wait to be there for i cannot stand the hotness here in the city. I feel so sorry for my kids because they are coughing due to the hot temperature here in the big city where we at right now. Both of my kids has dry cough and so am i. Soon as we get there later today i will boil some "kalabo leaves" a herbal leaves that eases cough. I prefer herbal leaves its more effective than the cough syrup that i bought the other day, seems like it didnt worked for my oldest son because he still got the dry cough like he wasnt taking medicine. My friend back in Utah is right, the medicines here arent that effective compared to the medicines we have over there. I just hope that my kids will get better soon as will be in a fresh small island ...
Doctors give trusted, helpful answers on causes, diagnosis, symptoms, treatment, and more: Dr. Ferranti on how do you get rid of a bad cough fast: Before a cough can be treated, the etiology of the cough needs to be diagnosed. Possible causes of an acute cough include acute bronchitis, bronchospasm or a combination of factors. Possible causes of a chronic cough include bronchospasm from any etiology, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors. Any of the chronic causes can also be a factor in acute coughs.
Analysis of induced sputum has revealed that there is an increase in the number of neutrophils of nearly twofold in patients with non-asthmatic chronic dry cough of all causes compared with normal subjects. In addition, the levels of TNF-α and IL-8, the two cytokines usually associated with neutrophils in terms of their production and effects, were significantly increased in induced sputum. This was also found in the subgroup of patients with idiopathic cough. Our results indicate that there is a predominant neutrophilic inflammation in the airways of patients with chronic dry cough, together with the release of neutrophil associated cytokines.. Evidence of airway inflammation in patients with a similar spectrum of cough has been previously reported.9 Bouletet al showed no consistent differences in the cellular constituents of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in patients with non-asthmatic chronic dry cough but examination of bronchial biopsy specimens showed increased epithelial desquamation and ...
Home Remedies for Cold & Cough:. Common cold and cough home remedies that are very effective in relieving cold and cough are as follows:. Take 5ml of fresh tulsi and mix it in 10ml of pure honey. Take this daily at least twice a day.. Mix 5ml of onion juice with 10ml of pure honey. Consume this mixture at least twice a day.. Another effective natural cough remedy is to chew 4basil leaves and black pepper. This will relief your cough.. Take ½ teaspoon of ginger juice with ½ teaspoon of honey, three times a day Warm the mixture by mixing a teaspoon of warm water in it especially in winter.. Take garlic and boil them in water, then drink it. This is one of the useful home remedies for cough.. One of the most useful remedies for cough is to take 1-2gm powder of fried turmeric with honey, thrice a day.. Add 5-10 drops of eucalyptus, peppermint, pine, lavender, thyme, tea tree oil to a bowl of steaming water. Place your nose over the vapors and inhale, covering yourself with a towel and inhale ...
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How to Cough Up Phlegm. Coughs can be either a non-productive cough, which is dry, or a productive cough, which is wet. When you have a wet cough with phlegm, it generally means there is an infection or inflammation in your system. In...
5 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Shrink Your Appetite. In the survey, they asked about 500 Georgia residents 18 years-old and older, "[S]uppose that you get sick and the main symptom is a cough. You are coughing up yellow mucus and have a slight fever. You are not taking any medicine for the cough. About how long do you expect that it will take from the time you first feel sick until the time where you feel well and the cough is gone?". Study author Mark Ebell, MD, Associate Professor at the College of Public Health at the university, says that those polled generally thought a cough should last an average of seven to nine days.. Men and nonwhite respondents predicted a shorter cough duration, while those with self-reported asthma or chronic lung disease predicted a longer cough duration.. "I knew that bronchitis will often last a couple of weeks, but I wanted to see if this was my impression or if it is real," says Dr. Ebell. "[Now] we have pretty good evidence the mismatch ...
If your preference is for administration of an injectable Kennel Cough vaccine, the pups will require two doses of this vaccine by 16 weeks of age as injectable Kennel Cough vaccines are inactivated vaccines. For example: a C3 vaccination at 6-8 weeks of age and a C5 vaccination with an inactivated injectable Kennel Cough component at 10-16 weeks of age alone will not provide protection from Kennel Cough.. If your preference is for a Kennel Cough vaccine to be administered orally or intranasally (which is GRVs preference), the pups will only require one dose by 16 weeks of age, providing it is administered as a part of the correct vaccine combination. For example: a C3 vaccination at 6-8 weeks of age and a C5 vaccination with an attenuated or modified-live Kennel Cough vaccine at 10-16 weeks of age will most likely provide protection from those forms of Kennel Cough that are being vaccinated against. Examples of attenuated or modified-live Kennel Cough vaccines include Protech Bronchi-Shield ...
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OTC cough and cold preparations are nearly ubiquitous, and are marketed for the relief of those most irritating symptoms of the common cold: rhinorrhea and cough. Although they may alleviate some symptoms in adolescents and adults,2 many studies have demonstrated that OTC cough and cold preparations do not achieve such claims in the younger pediatric population.2-6 In fact, studies in children of the immediate,5 short-term4(within 48 hours), and long-term3 (after 72 hours) effects of cough and cold preparations showed no significant difference between OTC medications and placebo in the reduction of cough. In addition, OTC cough and cold medications are associated with potentially serious side effects.7-20 In 1997, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a statement on the use of codeine- and dextromethorphan-containing cough remedies in children, concluding that physicians should clearly educate parents about the known risks and lack of benefits of these medications.6 We chose to report ...
Seeing our children suffer from a cough is no fun at all. However, coughs have their place in healing and should usually not be suppressed. If we prevent a cough from doing its part in recovery, we can set our child up for a much more serious illness. What starts out as a simple cold could quickly turn into bronchitis or pnemonia if mucous is allowed to settle in the chest.. At times, a cough can interfere with recovery when it causes severe irritation and prevents our child from getting adequate rest. We can ease our childs discomfort while still allowing a cough to do its job.. Soothing herbs and honey protect the throat from dryness and irritation, but dont "turn off" the brains response to cough like some cough remedies do. Propping a child slightly helps to prevent the infection from settling in the lungs. Steam, poultices, and chest rub salves help to break up the chest congestion and make our child feel better fast. ...
BACKGROUND: There is uncertainty about which children with cough are most and least likely to experience complications. AIM: To derive a clinical prediction rule for complications in pre-school children presenting to primary care with acute cough. Design of study: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Eight general practices in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. METHOD: Pre-school children with cough for , or =28 days and without asthma were recruited. Sociodemographic, clinical history, and examination data were collected and univariable logistic regression used to explore the associations with complications. These were defined as any new symptom, sign or diagnosis identified by a primary care clinician at a parent initiated reconsultation, or hospital admission, before cough resolution. Those factors with stronger relationships (P, 0.2) were then modelled using multivariable logistic regression to identify the factors independently associated with complications. RESULTS: The pre-test probability of ...
Cough is usually described as chronic if it is present for eight weeks or more. The most common causes of chronic cough are postnasal drainage, asthma and gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD), or heartburn. Any or all of these may be the cause of chronic cough, in addition to a number of other less common causes. An allergist can help diagnose the cause(s) of your chronic cough.. Allergists have particular expertise in allergic rhinitis (or hay fever) and sinus infections, which may contribute to postnasal drainage, a common cause of chronic cough. Allergists are also experts at diagnosing and treating asthma, which may be present in 25% of patients with chronic cough. Cough from asthma may be associated with wheeze, shortness of breath or chest tightness and may be worsened by colds, exercise, smoke exposure and laughter, among other things. When to see an allergist*:. * If you have a cough that lasts more than eight weeks.. * If your cough is associated with symptoms of asthma.. * If your ...
Most people with a cough have a respiratory tract infection caused by a virus, such as the common cold, flu or bronchitis but there are other reasons for a cough.. Smoke, dust and the drying effect of air conditioning can all irritate the airways enough to bring on a cough, as can an allergic condition known as rhinitis or a medicine that has been prescribed (for example medicines known as ACE-inhibitors which are used to treat high blood pressure or cardiovascular disease).. In children, a persistent cough may indicate a more serious respiratory tract infection such as whooping cough.. ...
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A couple ideas come to mind. First you should find out the source of the cough, through diagnostic testing, doesnt sound like Strep, but maybe its bactrial or viral. As for symptom relief I would highly suggest benzonatate, knwn far better by its trade name "Tessalon Perles". One, two, or three at most of them should numb your throat enough to reduce coughing and perhaps even help breathing. Also you might want to consider having a peak flow test done to check your breathing to see if an inhaler (albuterol or similar) might help (albuterol WILL induce a cough at high enough doses, so if you already havea cough thats productive, its likely to exaggerate both of those symptoms). More simply I would reccomend starting out with Claritin (loratadine) at a dosage of 20mg per day, two pills per day, since Claritin is fairly innocuous and if the issue is allergens, or even if it isnt, the Claritin, or similar drugs (zyrtec etc. but claritin is cheap and over the counter) might be a good first line. Of ...
When your baby gets a cough it could mean something minor like a common cold or runny nose or it could mean something more serious. The medical care your baby needs also depends of the severity of her cough. Types of baby coughs: Dry: A dry cough with no mucus sounds kind of raspy and usually means an irritation of some sort in the throat caused by smoke, dust, pollen, or infection. Treat with plenty of fluids. nose drops, and call the doctor if it doesnt improve in a few days. Repetitive barking cough: This usually means croup which is not too serious but can be scary because the coughing is so loud and frequent. See croup treatments. Any cough with wheezing: Wheezing is serious business in young kids. It could mean asthma or an infection (sometimes serious infection). With wheezing the airways of your child are constricted or possibly inflamed so you should make a doctors appointment stat to find out whats up. Wet: We all know a wet cough - lots of mucus and a productive sound, like your ...
References: Chang AB, Glomb WB. Guidelines for evaluating chronic cough in pediatrics: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Chest. 2006;129(1 Suppl):260S-283S.. Chung KF, Widdicombe JG. Cough. In: Mason RJ, Broaddus VC, Martin TR, et al, eds. Murray and Nadels Textbook of Respiratory Medicine. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2010:chap 29.. Irwin RS, Baumann MH, Bolser DC, et al. Diagnosis and management of cough executive summary: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Chest. 2006;129(1 Suppl):1S-23S. ...
To stop nighttime coughing in a child (or adult as we found out personally), put Vicks Vaporub generously on the bottom of the feet at bedtime, then cover with socks. Even persistent, heavy, deep coughing will stop in about 5 minutes and stay stopped for many, many hours of relief. Works 100% of the time and is more effective in children than even very strong prescription cough medicines. In addition it is extremely soothing and comforting and they will sleep soundly. It was a surprising finding and found to be more effective than prescribed medicines for children at bedtime, in addition to have a soothing and calming effect on sick children who then went on to sleep soundly.. An adult friend tried it on herself when she had a very deep constant and persistent cough a few weeks ago and it worked 100%! She said that it felt like a warm blanket had enveloped her, coughing stopped in a few minutes and believe me, this was a deep, ( incredibly annoying! ) every few seconds uncontrollable cough, and ...
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... is an acute infection of the respiratory tract, seen only in children. It is typically a prolonged illness with an average duration of 6-8 weeks. The incubation period is 7-10 days. Anyone can get whooping cough, but the health effects are usually much worse for children less than a year old. In Canada, whooping cough now kills one to three infants per year, usually those who are unvaccinated, or under-vaccinated. With proper care, most teenagers and adults recover from whooping cough without complications. Whooping cough is more serious in children, especially infants younger than 6 months of age. Whooping cough - known medically as pertussis -is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection. Pertussis, also called whooping cough, is caused by Bordetella pertussis bacteria and is extremely contagious. Before a vaccine was available, pertussis killed 5,000 to 10,000 people in the United States each year. In the more advanced stages, its marked by the symptom that gives the ...
As of July 14, 2015, whooping cough cases in Clark County, Washington have increased eleven-fold, resulting in health officials announcing that outbreak levels have been reached [1]. Thus far in 2015, Clark County has reported 240 cases of whooping cough, leaving the county on track to mirror its whooping cough outbreak of 2012 [2]. In 2012, an estimated 5,000 individuals fell ill to the disease across Washington State, and this years statewide totals have already surpassed 860 cases [2].. About Whooping Cough. Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a highly contagious respiratory illness [3]. Caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis, the disease is transmitted person-to-person through coughing and sneezing and close contact with others [3]. Infants are at greatest risk of whooping cough infection, as they are unable to receive the vaccine until at least six months old [6].. Whooping cough infection progresses through three stages: catarrhal stage, paroxysmal stage, and convalescent ...
I am bumping my own thread to the top (this one time only) because I think there is an important lesson to be shared. I didnt make the lesson clear in my original post.. I had been to see the otolaryngologist/surgeon for a regular post-treatment check. In his office, I had a severe 10-minute coughing fit, where it was difficult to catch my breath. He prescribed a narcotic cough medicine (codeine). Now, doctors dont prescribe narcotics willy nilly. So he must have recognized the cough as severe.. YET HE DID NOTHING TO DIAGNOSE THE REASON FOR THE COUGH. Since he did nothing, I assumed that this cough was not unusual for laryngectomees. After all, he sees several larngectomees each week and should know what is in the normal range and what is not.. But the cough remained debilitating even with enough narcotics to knock me out. So I went to my Primary Care Physician (after thinking I had the worst thing I could imagine: Whooping Cough). Well, it wasnt whooping cough but pneumonia. The surgeon does ...
Croup Whooping Cough (Pertussis). Whooping Cough Cover-up. (letter Nexus May 2001). I would like to reply to Donna who is concerned about her son contracting whooping cough.. My two-year-old daughter contracted whooping cough from a child I was babysitting at the time. This other girl, Lindsey, had just recently been vaccinated for whooping cough. In addition, Justine, my cousin s child, about four years of age, had also been vaccinated shortly before she contracted whooping cough. Lindsey and Justine do not know each other and contracted whooping cough from their respective vaccines.. My daughter, who has never been vaccinated, had a milder case and recovered sooner than either of the other girls. Both other girls were on antibiotics (several different types), which did not help at all. That tells me several things:. 1) The vaccine does not protect your child.. 2) Your child s natural immunity is better able to fight off the disease without antibiotics.. 3) The milder, shorter version of ...
Check out my latest article at the SAFBaby website about whooping cough.. Once again whooping cough (or pertussis) is in the news. Dire warnings alert parents about epidemics and the dangers of whooping cough for small children. These reports are intended to provoke anxiety in parents who naturally want to protect their children from danger. If whooping cough is running rampant, then these cries of alarm will rouse the drowsy populace to take heed. That is the strategy of the pharmaceutical industry, which has an ever increasing need to sell their product by vaccinating the population.. The most recent ingenious strategy of vaccine manufacturers is to alarm new parents encouraging them to personally screen all contacts of their babies for whooping cough. Before an adult can come in contact with a baby they must prove their "immunity" to whooping cough by certifying that they have received the pertussis vaccine. This is supposedly due to the whooping cough epidemic that has invaded your ...
You all encounter the problem of dry cough at least once in your life. You face this problem especially due to the seasonal changes and many other factors. Yes, it is not wrong to say that a dry cough is a sign of allergic reaction. A dry cough is a…. ...
You all encounter the problem of dry cough at least once in your life. You face this problem especially due to the seasonal changes and many other factors. Yes, it is not wrong to say that a dry cough is a sign of allergic reaction. A dry cough is a…. ...
A dry cough is a cough where no phlegm or mucus is produced. Dry coughs may be caused by viral illnesses such as colds and flu, allergies or throat irritants.
Welcome to our Decision Health Guide on Persistent Cough. This guide is designed for people who have been coughing for at least 3 weeks. Anyone with a persistent…
Joint pain swollen joints chronic cough cause - I have joint pain, swollen joints and a chronic cough, what could be the cause? Many things. Common things are common: it is possible you have osteoarthritis, which is wear-and-tear joint damage caused by mileage and gravity, which causes joint pain and sometimes swelling. Common causes of chronic cough include allergic rhinitis (postnatal drip), smoking, asthma, or a medication side effect. Certain viruses can cause all three symptoms. If it lingers, see your physician for an exam.
If you suffer from a chronic cough, the Center for Allergy and Asthma of Georgia can help. Read our blog to learn the most common causes and treatment for chronic coughs.
... Whooping cough, scientifically referred to as Pertussis, is described as cough of 100 days or 100 days cough in numerous nat
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Postnasal drip is the most common cause of chronic cough, according to WebMD. Postnasal drip occurs when the body produces more mucus than it needs and the excess mucus drains down the back of the...
Package for Smith Brothers black cough drops. The faces of the Smith brothers are pictured on the front, reading: trademark. Active ingredients: anise and licorice in a sugar base. Net weight 1 1/16 ounces. The back reads: Smith Brothers cough drops have been used since 1847 for temporary relief of coughs due to colds. The soothing ingredients also give relief for minor throat irritations due to dryness, smoking, speaking, etc. Smith Brothers cough drops can be used freely by adults or children. They do not contain narcotic drugs. Dissolve slowly in the mouth. Repeat as needed. If cough persists, see your physician. Made by Smith Brothers, Inc., Poughkeepsie, NY, USA.
Other names: pertussis What does it mean? Cough is a defense mechanism that arises from irritation in the airways, larynx, trachea, pleura, and partly due to the same innervation cough can also cause irritation of the external auditory canal - for example, when cleaning the ear canal cotton swab. It serves to protect the airway in the event that they are stranded foreign body or irritated airway wall in some other stimulus. Its basis is a sharp exhale while simultaneously sealed the voice slot. This increases the pressure in the lungs, and any foreign body or mucus expectoration may be outside the airways. Cough is a normal part of infection, when the wall of the respiratory tract is due to their susceptibility and relatively easy mounting options infections often attacked. Therefore, his presence in such a situation is the rule rather than the exception. When, though, is cause for concern? If the cough is astringent, very very irritatingand long term. If a strong cough is also associated with high
1P. A. Marsden, 2B. Ibrahim, 1L. Yates, 2A. Woodcock, 2S. J. Fowler, 2J. A. Smith. 1University Hospital of South Manchester, Manchester, UK, 2University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Rationale There is evidence to suggest that subjectively scored cough is related to asthma control. This study aimed to explore the relationships between objective cough rates, airways inflammation and disease control in asthma.. Methods 89 subjects with physician-diagnosed asthma were studied (mean age 57.4 (±12.0) years; 57.3% female; 7.9% smokers; 39.3% ex-/52.8% non-smokers; median asthma duration 29.0 years (10.0-68.0); mean forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1) % predicted 86.4% (±22.1); median dose response ratio (DRR) to methacholine 24.5 (0.0-1970.1); median inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) dose 800.0 μg (0.0-4000.0); median sputum eosinophils 2.0% (0.0-26.0)). Subjects underwent 24-hour ambulatory cough monitoring with the VitaloJak cough monitor; coughs were manually counted and expressed as number of ...
Causes & symptoms:. In the majority of cases, coughs are caused by respiratory infections, including:- colds or influenza, the most common causes of coughs- bronchitis, an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchial tubes- croup, a viral inflammation of the larynx, windpipe, and bronchial passages that produces a bark-like cough in children- whooping cough, a bacterial infection accompanied by the high-pitched cough for which it is named- pneumonia, a potentially serious bacterial infection that produces discolored or bloody mucus- tuberculosis, another serious bacterial infection that produces bloody sputum- fungal infections, such as aspergillosis, histoplasmosis, and cryptococcosesEnvironmental pollutants, such as cigarette smoke, dust, or smog, can also cause a cough. In the case of cigarette smokers, the nicotine present in the smoke paralyzes the hairs (cilia) that regularly flush mucus from the respiratory system. The mucus then builds up, forcing the body to removed it by ...
Three separate studies in the 1990s showed that chronic cough can have different causes, with postnasal drip, asthma and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) the most common culprits, Dr. Paauw said. "Persistent cough may also have more than one cause in the same patient," Dr. Paauw noted. The 1993 Annals study found that, for patients who had been coughing for a mean of 140 weeks, 55% saw a big improvement in cough during the first week of taking a sedating antihistamine/decongestant combination. Those who didnt improve and still had postnasal drip symptoms followed an algorithm: First add nasal corticosteroids to the combination treatment, then evaluate and treat for asthma, then evaluate and treat for GERD. "Almost all of the patients in the study got better when this algorithm was used," Dr. Paauw said. A separate 2003 study in Chest found that 79% of patients with GERD responded to daily treatment with proton pump inhibitors, with or without promotility agents, after one month. Half of ...
A cough from your young child in the middle of the night may be causing you anxiety if you live in California. The golden state has just declared that whooping cough (official diagnosis is pertussis) has reached epidemic proportions. Dr. Mark Horton, director of the California Department of Public Health issued a statement on June 15 after a total of 910 cases had been confirmed. "Whooping cough is now an epidemic in California. Children should be vaccinated against the disease and parents, family member and caregivers of infants need a booster shot.". Whooping cough is a very old disease that is particularly dangerous to young children. Unfortunately, pertussis is making a comeback in California. A vaccine that prevents whooping cough has been available since 1940 but a decrease in routine vaccinations in children and the lack of a booster shot for pertussis in middle school children may be fueling the whooping cough outbreak in California.. Public health experts state that we are heading into ...
In the last week, we have seen a couple of little ones show up with confirmed cases of whooping cough.. Whooping cough, or pertussis, is an infection of the respiratory tract caused by the bordetella pertussis bacteria. It starts out looking like the common cold-runny nose, fever, mild cough. This is then followed by severe coughing fits, sometimes with the characteristic "whoop" sound at the end of the fit. These coughing fits can go on for 10 weeks, giving it the nickname "the 100-day cough".. You can hear the sounds of pertussis here.. But…I thought we had vaccines for pertussis?. Whooping cough is actually the second most common infectious childhood disease in Canada, after influenza. Its endemic, meaning its always around, but it usually doesnt show itself much-just in minor periodic outbreaks.. This isnt unusual-the vaccine isnt perfect. Its estimated to have about an 80-85% effectiveness after three doses, and that effectiveness wears off over time. As a result, whooping cough ...
Background. Whooping cough (also known as Pertussis) is an infectious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable coughing. The name comes from the noise you make when you take a breath after you cough. You may have choking spells or may cough so hard that you vomit. Anyone can get whooping cough, but it is more common in infants and children. Its especially dangerous in infants. The coughing spells can be so bad that it is hard for infants to eat, drink or breathe. Before there was a vaccine, whooping cough was one of the most common childhood diseases and a major cause of childhood deaths in the US There are fewer cases today because there are both pertussis-only vaccines and combination vaccines for tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis. If you have whooping cough, treatment with antibiotics may help if given early.. This disease results in high morbidity and mortality in many countries every year. In the United States, 5000-7000 cases are reported each year. Incidence of pertussis has ...
A habit cough (also known inappropriately as psychogenic cough, tic cough, and somatic cough disorder) is a cough that may develop in children or adolescents after a cold or other airway irritant.[1] Similar symptoms have been less frequently reported in adults but may not be the same disorder as is seen in children or adolescents. First described in 1966 in a small series treated by "the art of suggestion,"[2] further publications identified patients with the same symptoms treated effectively with suggestion therapy.[3][4][5][6][7] The average age has been reported as 10 years at clinics in Iowa, Minnesota, and London England.[7] Eighty-five percent of 120 children diagnosed with habit cough over 20 years in Iowa were between ages 8 and 14 with a range from 5 to 18.[5] Based on experience in Iowa and London, major referral centers for children may be expected to encounter at least 7-9 per year. ...
... , also known as pertussis is a highly contagious bacterial infection of the lungs and airways. people of all ages can contract the disease, but it is most severe in infants under the age of 5 years who have not been vaccinated. Babies are especially at high risk of developing long term brain damage from whooping cough, because they are often unable to breathe properly during the coughing spasms. Whooping cough, although only rarely fatal, can often cause serious disability.. The highly contagious whooping cough is spread by direct contact or by inhaling infected particles of the pertussis bacteria. Sneezing and coughing release vast quantities of these infectious droplets. There is a very high risk of catching whooping cough from someone in the same household if they have not been vaccinated recently. The incubation time is usually just over a week or more, so symptoms can be delayed.. The early diagnosis of whooping cough is difficult as it may present symptoms similar to ...
Halls is the brand name of a popular mentholated cough drop. Halls cough drops (categorized as a cough suppressant/oral ... "Halls Cough Drops (Menthol)". Iodine, Medication information that really helps. Retrieved 25 April 2016.. ... The menthol ingredient acts as local anesthetic and "creates a cooling sensation".[3] Also acts as a cough suppressant.[4] ... Halls also produces a sugar-free line of mentholated cough drops. In some parts of the world, including Brazil,[5] Argentina, ...
R05FB Other cough suppressants and expectorants[edit]. R05FB01 Cough suppressants and mucolytics. R05FB02 Cough suppressants ... R05D Cough suppressants, excluding combinations with expectorants[edit]. R05DA Opium alkaloids and derivatives[edit]. R05DA01 ... R05F Cough suppressants and expectorants, combinations[edit]. R05FA Opium derivatives and expectorants[edit]. R05FA01 Opium ... R05DB Other cough suppressants[edit]. R05DB01 Benzonatate. R05DB02 Benproperine. R05DB03 Clobutinol. R05DB04 Isoaminile. ...
Lassa high risk areas are near the western and eastern extremes of West Africa. As of 2018, the Lassa belt includes Guinea, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Liberia.[6] As of 2003, 10-16% of people in Sierra Leone and Liberia admitted to hospital had the virus.[9] The case fatality rate for those who are hospitalized for the disease is about 15-20%. Research in showed a twofold increase risk of infection for those living in close proximity to someone with infection symptoms within the last year. The high risk areas areas cannot be well defined by any known biogeographical or environmental breaks except for the multimammate rat, particularly Guinea (Kindia, Faranah and Nzerekore regions), Liberia (mostly in Lofa, Bong, and Nimba counties), Nigeria (everywhere) and Sierra Leone (typically from Kenema and Kailahun districts). It is less common in the Central African Republic, Mali, Senegal and other nearby countries, and less common yet in Ghana and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Benin had its ...
de Jongste JC, Shields MD (2003). "Cough . 2: Chronic cough in children". Thorax. 58 (11): 998-1003. doi:10.1136/thorax.58.11. ...
Moderate-severe pain; cough.. As per codeine. Morphine. Comes in freebase form, hydrochloride salt, sulfate salt and tartrate ... Cough suppressant.. As per codeine. Hydrocodone. Comes in hydrochloride/tartrate salt form; freely soluble in water, ... Severe pain (including labour pain); cough due to terminal lung cancer; angina; left ventricular failure.. As per codeine. ...
In a patient who presents with haemoptysis (coughing up blood), the haemoptysis is very much more likely to be caused by ...
The alternative spelling of hiccough results from the incorrect assumption that it originates from the word cough.[26] ...
The condition is difficult to detect and may go unnoticed, because many patients have no specific symptoms. Diagnosis is further complicated by the fact that many patients with the injury experienced multiple other serious injuries as well,[10] so the attention of hospital staff may be distracted from the possibility of aortic rupture. In fact most cases occur along with other injuries.[4] A common symptom is unusually high blood pressure in the upper body and very low blood pressure in lower limbs. Another symptom is renal failure where the creatinine level shoots very high and urine output becomes negligible. In most cases, however, the doctors would misinterpret renal failure as due to issues with the kidney itself and may recommend dialysis. Though not completely reliable, chest X-rays are the first-line treatment,[4] initially used to diagnose this condition when the patient is unstable and cannot be sent to the CT bay. The preferred method of diagnosis used to be CT angiogram until it was ...
Cough. *Weakness or decreased exercise performance. *Chest tightness or congestion. Signs: at least two of: *Crackles or ...
Cough[edit]. If the choking individual is conscious and coughing, the American Red Cross recommends encouraging the individual ... The American Red Cross recommends that if the person choking is unable to cough or if coughing is not effective, to move onto ... Infants and young children generate a less forceful cough than adults, so coughing may not be as effective in relieving an ... For the conscious choking victim, most protocols recommend encouraging the victim to cough, followed by hard back slaps and if ...
Ipecac was used in cough mixtures as an expectorant or an emetic from the 18th until the early 20th century.[citation needed] ...
Cough suppressants. Opium alkaloids,. opioids,. and derivatives. *Acetyldihydrocodeine. *Benzylmorphine. *Butorphanol. *Codeine ...
"Snopes Urban Legends Reference - Cough CPR". Retrieved 2007-06-13.. *^ "Cough CPR" (PDF). Newsletter. 27 (3): 2. 2003. Archived ... The AHA does recognize a limited legitimate use of the coughing technique: "This coughing technique to maintain blood flow ... "Cough CPR" (PDF). Newsletter. 29 (3): 2. 2005. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2007-06-28.. ... A form of "self-CPR" termed "cough CPR" was the subject of a hoax chain e-mail entitled "How to Survive a Heart Attack When ...
Although the cough associated with DIPNECH tends to diminish on this treatment, improvement in pulmonary function has not been ... Clinical presentation: woman, between the age of 45 and 67 with cough and/or shortness of breath for 5-10 years ... is a diffuse parenchymal lung disease which often presents with symptoms of cough and shortness of breath. The pathological ...
"Pertussis , Whooping Cough , Causes and Transmission , CDC". www.cdc.gov. 2017-08-18. Retrieved 2017-12-05. "Principles of ... Bordetella pertussis (Pertussis) is transmitted by cough from human reservoir to susceptible host through direct droplet spread ... they can spread from coughing, sneezing, and talking. Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Gonorrhea) is transmitted by sexual contact ...
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Whooping Cough (Szamárköhögés). Péter Gárdos (hu). Hungary. [5]. 1988. Little Vera (Malenkaya Vera). Vasili Pichul. Soviet ...
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... Ltd./Ricola AG is a Swiss manufacturer of cough drops and breath mints. All their products include natural herbal ... The herbs used to produce Ricola's cough drops are not cultivated in these gardens, but in natural plantations in the Swiss ...
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High fever with cough 4. Less Urgent. Stable, with only one type of resource anticipated (such as only an X-ray, or only ...
"Effect of Althaea officinalis on cough associated with ACE inhibitors." Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 6.3 (2007): 256-258. Boyd ... Eldon M. (1952). "Cough medication and antihistaminic drugs". Can Med Assoc J. 67 (4): 289-92. PMC 1822606 . PMID 13009543. ...
Another common sign of bronchitis is a cough which lasts ten days to three weeks. If the cough lasts a month or a year, it may ... The most common symptom is a cough.[4] Other symptoms include coughing up mucus, wheezing, shortness of breath, fever, and ... In more than 90% of cases, the cause is a viral infection.[4] These viruses may spread through the air when people cough or by ... Acute bronchitis usually has a cough that lasts around three weeks.[4] In more than 90% of cases the cause is a viral infection ...
... s such as pectin, glycerin, honey, and syrup are common ingredients in cough mixtures and cough drops. Methylcellulose ... Boyd, Eldon M. (1952). "Cough medication and antihistaminic drugs". Can Med Assoc J. 67 (4): 289-92. PMC 1822606 . PMID ... Rouhi Hamid, Ganji Forouzan (2007). "Effect of Althaea officinalis on cough associated with ACE inhibitors". Pakistan Journal ...
A chronic cough is often the first symptom to develop. When it persists for more than three months each year for at least two ... Vigorous coughing may lead to rib fractures or a brief loss of consciousness. Those with COPD often have a history of "common ... Cough medicines are not recommended. Supplemental oxygen is recommended in those with low oxygen levels at rest (a partial ... In some cases, the cough may not be present or may only occur occasionally and may not be productive. Some people with COPD ...
Over-the-counter cough medicines for acute cough may be ineffective for reducing symptoms. Talk to your doctor about other ... Cough Medicine Results Sickening. Doctors often recommend over-the-counter cough medicine to treat this frustrating symptom of ... In nine (60%) of the studies, cough medication was deemed "no better than placebo" for treating a cough. In the remaining six ... To determine whether over-the-counter cough medicines are effective for treating acute cough, the authors of the review ...
Get an overview of TRIAMINIC COUGH AND CONGESTION (dextromethorphan hydrobromide, guaifenesin liquid), including warnings and ...
Hear how the cough may sound. It is important to know that not everyone with pertussis coughs or "whoops". ... Pertussis is known for uncontrollable, violent coughing which often makes it hard to breathe. After cough fits, someone with ... Learn why Laura decided to get the whooping cough vaccine in her 3rd trimester of pregnancy and how her baby girl was born with ... Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease. It is caused by the bacterium Bordetella ...
Pertussis (whooping cough) is a common (endemic) disease in the United States. There are peaks in reported cases of pertussis ...
The cough itself often causes complications in teens and adults. For example, you may pass out or break (fracture) a rib during ... Pertussis (whooping cough) can cause serious and sometimes deadly complications in babies and young children, especially those ... Rib fractures from severe coughing in 1 out of 25 (4%) adults ... Pregnancy and Whooping Cough. * Cliniciansplus icon *Disease ... violent coughing fits.. In one study, less than 1 out of 20 (5%) teens and adults with pertussis needed care in the hospital. ...
Make sure you and your loved ones are up to date with your whooping cough (pertussis) vaccines. These vaccines offer the best ... Whooping cough, or pertussis, can be a serious disease for people of all ages but especially for babies. Whooping cough ... CDC Recommends Whooping Cough Vaccines for People of All Ages. The vaccine recommended for someone depends on their age. The ... Most people who get a whooping cough vaccine do not have any serious problems with it. However, side effects can occur. Most ...
... is an infectious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable coughing. Learn about the vaccine, symptoms, and treatment. ... Whooping Cough (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also in Spanish * Whooping Cough (Pertussis) (Nemours Foundation) Also ... The name comes from the noise you make when you take a breath after you cough. You may have choking spells or may cough so hard ... Whooping cough is an infectious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable coughing. ...
Cough and cold medicines: *Children younger than 4 years old: do not use unless a doctor specifically tells you to. Use of over ... Cough keeping you up at night? Soreness in your chest and feeling tired? You could have a chest cold. ... Thats what makes you cough. A chest cold, often called acute bronchitis, lasts less than 3 weeks and is the most common type ... Children 4 years or older: discuss with your childs doctor if over-the-counter cough and cold medicines are safe to give to ...
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Whooping Cough - Vaccinate to Protect [1 page]. This 17″ x 11″ poster summarizes whooping cough vaccine recommendations. ... People of All Ages Need Whooping Cough Vaccinesimage icon. This graphic highlights CDCs whooping cough vaccination ... Whooping Cough: Questions and Answers pdf icon[4 pages]external icon. This 8-1/2″ x 11″ fact sheet provides information from ... It is especially important for those who will have close contact with a baby to be up to date with their whooping cough vaccine ...
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  • Sometimes a cough isn't due to anything related to your lungs. (healthline.com)
  • Coughing can help clear out mucous and congestion from your lungs. (cdc.gov)
  • Pertussis can cause violent and rapid coughing, over and over, until the air is gone from your lungs. (cdc.gov)
  • People with this disease can cough violently and rapidly, over and over, until the air is gone from their lungs and they are forced to inhale with a loud "whooping" sound. (cdc.gov)
  • Several conditions that affect the lungs can cause coughing. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In rare cases, chronic cough may be the result of inhaling foreign objects into the lungs (usually in children). (medicinenet.com)
  • The cough reflex consists of three phases: an inhalation, a forced exhalation against a closed glottis, and a violent release of air from the lungs following opening of the glottis, usually accompanied by a distinctive sound. (wikipedia.org)
  • Deep breaths get oxygen into the lungs and coughing movements squeeze the heart and keep the blood circulating. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Bed rest interferes with the expansion of the chest and limits the amount of air that can be taken into the lungs in preparation for coughing, making the cough weak and ineffective. (wikipedia.org)
  • This prevents the cilia from clearing debris from the lungs, so the body responds by sending the host into a coughing fit. (wikipedia.org)
  • When a cough is severe, pulled chest muscles and even fractured ribs are a possible complication. (mydr.com.au)
  • Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough Medicine doesn't contain a cough expectorant, so it's not effective in relieving chest congestion. (viewpoints.com)
  • People with a wet cough or chest congestion may also wish to follow the recommendations of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and use a cool-mist humidifier or steam vaporizer in their home. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Yet, dry coughs when there is no mucous can make your airways, throat, or chest sore. (cdc.gov)
  • In fact, coughing is a healthy and important reflex that helps protect the airways in the throat and chest. (kidshealth.org)
  • It is important to see a doctor who may order a chest X-ray if a chronic cough is present. (medicinenet.com)
  • BRYONIA: When a common cold starts with a nasal discharge and then moves down into the chest, Bryonia is often given, especially when the cough is dry and worse by motion or breathing in. (healthy.net)
  • These children are usually seen holding onto the chest for support during the coughing spells. (healthy.net)
  • A deep breath should be taken before each cough, and the cough must be deep and prolonged, as when producing sputum from deep inside the chest. (wikipedia.org)
  • The OPH distributed a questionnaire to patients seeking treatment for cough, sinus drip, sneezing, wheezing, chest congestion, swollen red and puffy eye(s) and sore throat. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatments may include antibiotics (if it's caused by bacteria), cough medicine, and drugs that help with fever and pain. (webmd.com)
  • Many viruses and bacteria benefit, from an evolutionary perspective, by causing the host to cough, which helps to spread the disease to new hosts. (wikipedia.org)
  • These coughs expel some bacteria into the air, which are free to infect other hosts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Uncertainties of B. pertussis and whooping cough as a zoonotic disease have existed since around 1910, but in the 1930s, the bacteria were found to have lost their virulent power when repeatedly spread on agar media. (wikipedia.org)
  • Whether the bacteria spread naturally in wild animal populations is not satisfactory confirmed by laboratory diagnosis, but whooping cough has been found among wild gorillas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Erythromycin may improve voice disturbances after one week and cough after two weeks, however any modest subjective benefit is not greater than the adverse effects, cost, and the risk of bacteria developing resistance to the antibiotics. (wikipedia.org)
  • While there are many causes of chronic cough, it is generally not essential for an extensive evaluation of multiple causes of cough to be made since the clinical pattern is usually sufficiently apparent that the diagnosis can be made by the clinical presentation, i.e., a repetitive harsh barking cough that is absent once asleep. (wikipedia.org)
  • a b Weinberger M. The Habit Cough: Diagnosis and treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Weinberger M, Fischer A. Differential diagnosis of chronic cough in children. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, clinicians often overlook pertussis in the differential diagnosis of cough illness in this population. (cdc.gov)
  • Video chatting" lets doctors see and hear a child cough, and often this is enough to make a diagnosis or rule out a serious problem. (kidshealth.org)
  • The thing is, people oftentimes go through evaluation not realizing that the diagnostic approach to cough is a diagnosis of exclusion," Lim says. (webmd.com)
  • 3 Studies from specialist cough clinics found that the cause of chronic cough can be established in 89-100% of cases, making the previously popular diagnosis of "psychogenic cough" redundant. (bmj.com)
  • She conducted research from the 1930s, and especially from 1933 to 1944 in the diagnosis, treatment, and immunization of whooping cough, then frequently fatal to children. (wikipedia.org)
  • There can be anywhere from a 1 to 6-week stage called the paroxysmal stage that is characterized by violent paroxysmal cough, often with a characteristic whoop. (medicinenet.com)
  • The paroxysmal cough precedes a crowing inspiratory sound characteristic of pertussis. (wikipedia.org)
  • They remain infectious through the third week after the onset of paroxysms (multiple, rapid coughs) or until 5 days after the start of effective antimicrobial treatment. (cdc.gov)
  • A Productive Cough is the upcoming fifth studio album by American indie rock band Titus Andronicus, set to be released on March 2, 2018, through Merge Records. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term "chronic bronchitis" is still used to define a productive cough that is present for at least three months each year for two years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Soul Coughing. (angelfire.com)
  • since their crappy break-up, doughty has continued to work on his solo efforts, he writes for some paper, has a book "slanky" out, an older album called "skittish" and his works with Soul Coughing. (angelfire.com)
  • he uses samples of his works in Soul Coughing songs. (angelfire.com)
  • i picked up that disc a while back too, look for it in the soul coughing section, cause music store employees are real bright. (angelfire.com)
  • El Oso (Spanish for The Bear), released in 1998 (see 1998 in music), is the third and final studio album by the New York City band Soul Coughing. (wikipedia.org)
  • All music by Soul Coughing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ruby Vroom is the debut studio album by American rock band Soul Coughing, released in 1994. (wikipedia.org)
  • A post-viral cough may persist for several (up to about 8) weeks after a viral illness, while some coughs persist for longer and are usually a sign of an underlying problem. (mydr.com.au)
  • a post-viral, or post-infective, cough (cough that persists for weeks after a viral illness). (mydr.com.au)
  • Dry coughs are often related to a viral illness and in most cases special tests are not needed. (mydr.com.au)
  • Dry coughs that are caused by a viral infection such as a cold usually get better on their own within a week or two. (mydr.com.au)
  • Post-viral cough is a clinically recognized condition represented within the European medical literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients usually experience repeated episodes of post-viral cough. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Post-viral cough can be resistant to treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The average duration of cough is eighteen days and in some cases people develop a post-viral cough which can linger after the infection is gone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Funded by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the "Cough Officer" program is implemented with technical assistance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its implementing partner Jhpiego (an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University), in close coordination with the Ministry of Health of Mozambique. (cdc.gov)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can also cause a cough. (healthline.com)
  • Cough Culprits: What's the Difference Between Bronchitis and Pneumonia? (medlineplus.gov)
  • A barky cough is part of the common presentation of croup, while a staccato cough has been classically described with chlamydia pneumonia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Irritative cough Allergic cough Psychogenic cough Treatment of cough in patients with heart disease (it has no action upon the cardiovascular system) Infectious cough: tracheitis, bronchitis, pneumonia Treatment of cough in pre- and post-operative treatment for bronchoscopy Although fetal malformations have not been reported, oxeladin should not be used during the first trimester of pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kaiser Lim, MD, and colleagues studied patients with chronic cough at the Mayo Clinic. (webmd.com)
  • Similar sensitizations have been shown for patients with chronic cough or who have been exposed to pollutants, and it is reasonable to suppose that this is the basis of their cough and that the underlying mechanisms are generally similar in humans and other species. (springer.com)
  • With suggestion therapy, the patient was given a distractor (lidocaine nebulizer) while being told by a physician (authority figure) that he/she can control the cough with this exercise, and that the cough is just vicious cycle where the initial irritant that caused the cough is gone but the urge to cough continues the irritation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Cough Officer program is designed to provide an effective response to TB in clinical settings. (cdc.gov)
  • The Cough Officers are trained to identify suspected cases at the point of entry to health services to ensure adequate clinical follow-up and reduce the chances of new infections among patients and healthcare providers. (cdc.gov)
  • Clinical Cough IV:What is the Minimal Important Difference for the Leicester Cough Questionnaire? (springer.com)
  • Important advances are also being made in clinical cough research. (springer.com)
  • At least some primate species are highly sensitive to B. pertussis, and develop a clinical whooping cough in high incidence when exposed to low inoculation doses. (wikipedia.org)
  • The following materials provide information on how you can help protect your baby from whooping cough (pertussis) by getting vaccinated while you are pregnant. (cdc.gov)
  • Chronic cough has many possible causes, including infectious and noninfectious conditions and diseases. (medicinenet.com)
  • Whooping cough is spread through the air, making it particularly infectious. (infoplease.com)
  • Jafar Ibn Auf, and the CEH before it, have been involved in managing outbreaks of infectious diseases including diphtheria, whooping cough, and notably through an early example of molecular epidemiology by which researchers tracked the progress of a strain of neisseria meningitidis during a pandemic of mengingococcal sepsis across parts of Asia and Africa in the late 1980s. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 42 year old non-smoking woman presents with a three month history of cough after a coryzal illness. (bmj.com)