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Symptoms of disease - Cough

Cough is one of the most frequent and the major signs of the diseases of the organs of respiration.

The cause of the cough may be a direct irritation of sensitive endings (receptors) of the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract (throat, larynx, trachea, bronchi) and pleura. Less frequently observed cough reflex of origin, where the source of irritation is outside the respiratory tract. Sometimes cough is caused in a state of agitation, emotional stress.

When coughing first comes a deep breath, then tighten the respiratory muscles, and voice gap closes, is created the high pressure in the chest cavity. After this happens толчкообразный re-exhale a strong jet of air under high pressure through obstructed glottis, and air casteth them out of the lungs phlegm or a foreign body.

Distinguish cough:

- duration - paroxysmal (whooping cough), periodic (with bronchitis), continuous, short (when плеврите);

- on the timbre of a barking in the defeat of the larynx and hysteria, hoarse and silent in inflammation and изъязвлении of the vocal chords.

Depending on the availability of sputum distinguish wet cough (with sputum) and dry.

Which diseases there is Cough

  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Inflammation of the lungs
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Diseases of the upper respiratory tract
  • Compression of the bronchi foreign body in the initial stages of the inflammatory diseases of bronchus and lung

Which doctor should I contact if there is a Cough

  • Pulmonologist
  • Therapeutist
  • Phthisiatrician

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Do you have Cough? You should be very careful approach to your health in general. People pay not enough attention to the symptoms of the disease and don't realize that these diseases can be critically dangerous. There are many diseases that in the beginning didn't manifest in our body, but in the end it turns out, unfortunately, it have already been treated too late. Every disease has its own specific features typical symptoms - called symptoms of the disease. Definition of symptoms is the first step in the diagnosis of diseases in general. You just need a few times a year to be screened by a doctor, not only to prevent a terrible disease, but also to maintain a healthy spirit in a body and the organism in general.

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