Cough And Diarrhea

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

These symptoms and signs occur with a wide range of medical conditions. The common cold can cause coughing, but diarrhea is generally not associated and may indicate a more severe illness such as the flu. People with bronchitis often cough up thick mucus, but diarrhea is rare with this condition. Although not common, gastrointestinal symptoms including diarrhea have been reported in children with asthma. If your symptoms and signs persist or worsen, see your medical provider.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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