home > cold and flu center > cold and flu a-z list > chronic cough index Chronic Cough Chronic CoughRelated Health Facts « Back to Chronic Cough Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity 10 Persistent Myths About Smoking An American's H1N1 Swine Flu Experience in London: One Patient's Story Bronchitis Symptoms Hand Washing: Clean Hands Save Lives: Emergency Situations How to Handle the H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic Swine Flu 101: College Survival Tips Swine Flu and the Elderly Swine Flu: 10 Things Not to Do Whooping Cough FAQs Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Bronchitis Symptoms 10 Persistent Myths About Smoking How to Handle the H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic Swine Flu 101: College Survival Tips Swine Flu and the Elderly An American's H1N1 Swine Flu Experience in London: One Patient's Story Swine Flu: 10 Things Not to Do Hand Washing: Clean Hands Save Lives: Emergency Situations Whooping Cough FAQs Suggested Reading on Cough (Chronic Cough) by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 99 articles Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Congestive heart failure (CHF) refers to a condition in which the heart loses the ability to function properly. Sinus Infection (Sinusitis) Sinus infection (sinusitis) is caused by allergies, Pleurisy (Pleuritis) Pleurisy, an inflammation of the lining around the lungs, is associated with sharp chest pain upon breathing in. Cough, chest tenderness, and shortness Laryngitis Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box (vocal cords). The most common cause of acute Mold Mold exposure may cause symptoms in people who are sensitive to molds. Symptoms of mold allergy include sneezing, runny nose, wheezing, coughing, redness Lung Cancer Lung cancer kills more men and women than any other form of cancer. Eight out of 10 lung cancers are due to tobacco smoke. Lung cancers are classified Polycythemia (High Red Blood Cell Count) Polycythemia (elevated red blood cell count) causes are either primary (aquired or genetic mutations) or secondary (diseases, conditions, high altitude). Upper Respiratory Tract Infection An upper respiratory infection is a contagious infection of the structures of the upper respiratory tract, which includes the sinuses, nasal passages, Bronchitis (Acute) Bronchitis is inflammation of the airways in the lung. Acute bronchitis is is short in duration (10 to 20 days) in comparison with Sepsis Sepsis (blood poisoning) is a potentially deadly infection with signs and symptoms that include elevated heart rate, low or high temperature, rapid breathing Pulmonary Embolism (Blood Clot in the Lung) A pulmonary embolism (PE) occurs when a piece of a blood Chronic Rhinitis and Post-Nasal Drip Allergic rhinitis symptoms include an itchy, Pulmonary Fibrosis Pulmonary fibrosis is scarring throughout the lungs. Is Pneumonia Contagious? Pneumonia is inflammation of the lung usually GERD (Acid Reflux, Heartburn) GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a condition in which the acidified liquid contents of the stomach backs up into the esophagus. The symptoms Croup Croup is a Subconjunctival Hemorrhage A subconjunctival hemorrhage is bleeding under the eye's conjunctiva. There is usually no obvious cause for a subconjunctival hemorrhage, but it may be Chronic Bronchitis Chronic bronchitis is a cough that occurs daily with production of sputum that lasts for at least three months, two years in a row. Causes of chronic bronchitis Larynx Cancer (Throat Cancer) Symptoms of cancer of the larynx, the organ at the front of the neck, include hoarseness, Heartburn (Acid Reflux) Heartburn is a burning sensation experienced from acid reflux (GERD). Symptoms of heartburn include chest pain, burning in the throat, difficulty swallowing, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung condition caused by Dry Mouth (Xerostomia) Dry mouth is a common side effect of many prescription and non-prescription Eosinophilic Esophagitis Eosinophilic esophagitis is an inflammation of the esophagus. Eosinophilic esophagitis has many causes including acid reflux, heartburn, viruses, medications Pneumonia Pneumonia is inflammation of the lungs caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. Symptoms and signs include cough, fever, shortness of breath, and chills. Angina Angina is chest pain due to inadequate blood supply Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is Esophageal Cancer Esophageal cancer is a disease in which malignant Interstitial Pneumonitis (Interstitial Lung Disease) Interstitial lung disease refers to a variety of diseased that thicken the tissue between the lungs' air sacks. Viruses, bacteria, tobacco smoke, environmental Emphysema Emphysema is a COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) that often occurs with other obstructive pulmonary problems and chronic bronchitis. 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