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productive cough

[prə′dək·tiv ′kȯf]
(medicine)
A cough accompanied by expectoration.
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An increased amount of thick mucus involving the larynx was observed in 4 patients, with additional patients reporting a productive cough. The duration of symptoms ranged from 15 days to 35 days.
Respiratory Prevalence OR P-value symptoms % (n=54) Dry Cough case 27.7%(n=15) Control 9.3%(n=5) 3.58 .027 * Productive cough case 11.1%(n=6) Control 5.6%(n=3) 1.76 .467 Wheeze case 14.8% (n=8) Control 3.7%(n=2) 4.25 .084 Breathlessness case 16.6 %(n=9) Control 7.4%(n=4) 2.80 .115 Respiratory 95% CI symptoms Lower upper Dry Cough case Control 1.16 11.65 Productive cough case Control 0.39 7.98 Wheeze case Control 0.83 21.88 Breathlessness case Control 0.78 10.09 Symbol.
A 58-year-old Thai previously healthy male farmer, living in Roi Et Province (Northeast Thailand), was referred to our hospital, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, due to problems with total ophthalmoparesis and productive cough for 2 months.
Four months prior to presentation, the patient was having a whitish, productive cough and was diagnosed with pneumonia which was treated with oral antibiotics.
COPD exacerbations commonly present with a productive cough and worsening dyspnea.
Patient with infectious pneumonia often has a productive cough, fever accompanied by shaking chills, shortness of breath, sharp or stabbing chest pain during deep breaths, and an increased rate of breathing.
I had a bad productive cough for many months along with breathlessness.
Mean age at onset of symptoms was 14.41+- 26.18 months and mean age at diagnosis was 47.20 +- 45.80 months Respiratory features were most common in our cohort including chronic productive cough (90.71%), recurrent bronchopneumonia (72.09%) and asthma like presentation (44.19%) with wheezing and cough.
This is the case of a 55-year-old African American female, with past medical history of hypertension and illicit drug use, who presented with worsening productive cough. The patient stated that the cough had been ongoing for the past 5 months but had worsened in severity over the last 2 weeks prior to admission.
Additionally, the patient received a 14-day doxycycline course, due to positive Mycoplasma serum IgG titers and the history of productive cough. The patient was discharged to long-term rehabilitation on hospital day 170, still unable to walk, on intermittent bladder catheterization.
The clinical presentation has productive cough, dyspnea, pleuritic chest pain, fever, and wheezing.
A 21-year-old female status post liver transplant at 19 months old due to autoimmune hepatitis presented with new onset productive cough, fatigue, headaches, and anorexia for one week associated with weight loss.