Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Productive Cough 230 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 230 conditions that can cause Productive Cough.

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There are 25 common conditions that can cause Productive Cough.
  1. Allergic Reactions
  2. Allergic Rhinitis
  3. Allergy
  4. Ant Bites
  5. Asthma
  6. Bacterial Pneumonia
  7. Bee Sting
  8. Bronchiolitis
  9. Bronchitis
  10. Chest Contusion
  11. Chest Wall Pain
  12. Chronic Bronchitis
  13. COPD
  14. Croup
  15. Deviated Septum
  16. Emphysema
  17. Influenza
  18. Laryngitis
  19. Pleuritis
  20. Pneumonia
  21. Reflux Esophagitis
  22. Sinusitis
  23. Upper Respiratory Infections in Children
  24. Upper Respiratory Infections
  25. Viral Syndrome
There are 19 somewhat common conditions that can cause Productive Cough.
  1. Chest Injury
  2. Congestive Heart Failure
  3. Costochondritis
  4. Drowning and Near Drowning
  5. Enlarged Heart
  6. Erythema Infectiosum
  7. Haemophilus Pneumonia
  8. Immune System Deficiency
  9. Irritant Rhinitis
  10. Kidney Disease
  11. Mononucleosis
  12. Mycoplasma Infection
  13. Nicotine Withdrawal
  14. Pelvic Relaxation
  15. Roseola
  16. Staph Infections
  17. Swine Flu
  18. Viral Exanthem
  19. Viral Pneumonia
There are 43 uncommon conditions that can cause Productive Cough.
  1. Achalasia
  2. Actinomycosis
  3. AIDS
  4. Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  5. Allergic Alveolitis
  6. Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  7. Aspergillosis
  8. Aspiration Pneumonia
  9. Atelectasis
  10. Atrial Fibrillation
  11. Atrial Flutter
  12. Bacterial Endocarditis
  13. Chemical Burn
  14. Chicken Pox
  15. Chlamydia Pneumonia
  16. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  17. Chronic Pancreatitis
  18. Cirrhosis
  19. Cytomegalovirus Infection
  20. Cytomegalovirus Pneumonia
  21. Esophageal Diverticulum
  22. Fungal Lung Infection
  23. High Altitude Illness
  24. HIV Infection
  25. Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy
  26. Irritant Inhalational Injury
  27. Klebsiella Pneumonia
  28. Low Neutrophil Count
  29. Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  30. Mitral Regurgitation
  31. Pancreatitis
  32. Peanut Allergy
  33. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  34. Rib Fracture
  35. Sickle Cell Anemia
  36. Smoke Inhalation
  37. Spinal Headache
  38. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  39. Staphylococcus Pneumonia
  40. Streptococcus Pneumonia
  41. Umbilical Hernia
  42. Valvular Heart Disease
  43. Ventral Hernia
There are 143 rare conditions that can cause Productive Cough.
  1. Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  2. Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
  3. Adenocarcinoma of the Bronchus
  4. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  5. Agammaglobulinemia
  6. Air Embolism
  7. Anthrax
  8. Asbestosis
  9. Asphyxiant Inhalations
  10. Astrocytoma
  11. Babesiosis
  12. Barrett's Esophagus
  13. Beriberi
  14. Bird Flu
  15. Blastomycosis
  16. Boutonneuse Fever
  17. Brain Cancer
  18. Brain Tumor
  19. Bronchiectasis
  20. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  21. Bubonic Plague
  22. Byssinosis
  23. Caplan's Syndrome
  24. Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
  25. CMV Esophagitis
  26. Coal Worker's Pneumoconiosis
  27. Coccidioidomycosis
  28. Congenital Antithrombin III Deficiency
  29. Cor Pulmonale
  30. Craniopharyngioma
  31. Cryptococcal Infection
  32. Cystic Fibrosis
  33. Cystocele
  34. Diphtheria
  35. Discoid Lupus
  36. Dissecting Thoracic Aneurysm
  37. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  38. Down's Syndrome
  39. Dressler's Syndrome
  40. Drug Induced Lupus
  41. Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
  42. Echinococcus
  43. Ehrlichiosis
  44. Empyema
  45. End Stage Renal Disease
  46. Endomyocardial Eosinophilic Fibrosis
  47. Eosinophilic Pneumonia
  48. Ependymoma
  49. Esophageal Cancer
  50. Extraintestinal Amebiasis
  51. Glioblastoma Multiforme
  52. Glioma
  53. Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  54. Goodpasture's Syndrome
  55. Hantavirus
  56. Hemothorax
  57. Hereditary Angioedema
  58. Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
  59. Herpes Esophagitis
  60. High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
  61. Histoplasmosis
  62. Hodgkin's Disease
  63. Hookworm Infection
  64. Hydrocarbon Inhalation
  65. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  66. Inhaled Foreign Body
  67. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  68. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  69. Kaposi's Sarcoma
  70. Large Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  71. Laryngeal Cancer
  72. Legionnaire's Disease
  73. Leishmaniasis
  74. Leptospirosis
  75. Listeriosis
  76. Lung Abscess
  77. Lung Cancer
  78. Lupus
  79. Lymphoma
  80. Measles
  81. Medullary Cystic Disease
  82. Medulloblastoma
  83. Membranous Glomerulonephritis
  84. Meningioma
  85. Mesothelioma
  86. Mitral Stenosis
  87. Moraxella Pneumonia
  88. Myocardial Contusion
  89. Myocarditis
  90. Neuroblastoma
  91. Niemann-Pick Disease
  92. Nocardia Infection
  93. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  94. Oligodendroglioma
  95. Pericardial Tamponade
  96. Pericarditis
  97. Perirectal Abscess
  98. Pineal Tumor
  99. Pleural Effusion
  100. Pneumoconiosis
  101. Pneumocystis Pneumonia
  102. Pneumothorax
  103. Polio
  104. Popcorn Workers Lung
  105. Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
  106. Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
  107. Psittacosis
  108. Pulmonary Actinomycosis
  109. Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
  110. Pulmonary Contusion
  111. Pulmonary Embolism
  112. Pulmonary Hypertension
  113. Q Fever
  114. Rabies
  115. Relapsing Fever
  116. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  117. Rift Valley Fever
  118. Sarcoidosis
  119. SARS
  120. Schistosomiasis
  121. Scleroderma
  122. Silicosis
  123. Silo Filler's Disease
  124. Sjogren's Syndrome
  125. Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  126. Splenic Abscess
  127. Stevens Johnson Syndrome
  128. Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
  129. Throat Cancer
  130. Thyroid Cancer
  131. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  132. Toxic Inhalations
  133. Toxoplasmosis
  134. Traumatic Pneumothorax
  135. Tuberculosis
  136. Tuberous Sclerosis
  137. Tularemia
  138. Typhoid Fever
  139. Typhus
  140. Vascular Brain Tumors
  141. Ventricular Septal Defect
  142. Wegener's Granulomatosis
  143. Whooping Cough

Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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