Cough

About- A cough also known as tussis is a common reflex action that clears the throat and breathing passage of foreign particles, microbes, irritants, fluids, and mucus. It may be chronic or acute.
 
Causes-
 Allergies
 Asthma
 Bronchiectasis
 Bronchiolitis 
 Bronchitis
 Choking
 Chronic lung infections
 Common cold
 COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
 Croup 
 Cystic fibrosis
 Emphysema
 Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
 Hay fever (or allergic rhinitis)
 Heart failure
 Influenza (flu)
 Inhalation of irritants
 Laryngitis
 Lower respiratory tract infections (or LRTIs)
 Lung cancer
 Certain Medications
 Parkinsonism
 Pneumonia
 Pneumothorax
 Postnasal drip
 Pulmonary edema
 Pulmonary embolism
 Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) 
 Sinusitis
 Tuberculosis
 Upper respiratory tract infections (or URTIs)
 Whooping cough

Specialist to Visit -
 General Physician

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.lung.org/
https://www.nhsinform.scot

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