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.
 Chronic lung infections
 Common cold
 COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
 Cystic fibrosis
 Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
 Hay fever (or allergic rhinitis)
 Heart failure
 Influenza (flu)
 Inhalation of irritants
 Lower respiratory tract infections (or LRTIs)
 Lung cancer
 Certain Medications
 Postnasal drip
 Pulmonary edema
 Pulmonary embolism
 Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) 
 Upper respiratory tract infections (or URTIs)
 Whooping cough

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