Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Persistent Cough and Waking Up with Difficulty Breathing 18 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 18 conditions that can cause Persistent Cough and Waking Up with Difficulty Breathing.

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There are 2 somewhat common conditions that can cause Persistent Cough and Waking Up with Difficulty Breathing.
  1. Congestive Heart Failure
  2. Enlarged Heart
There are 5 uncommon conditions that can cause Persistent Cough and Waking Up with Difficulty Breathing.
  1. Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  2. Atrial Fibrillation
  3. Atrial Flutter
  4. Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy
  5. Valvular Heart Disease
There are 11 rare conditions that can cause Persistent Cough and Waking Up with Difficulty Breathing.
  1. Beriberi
  2. Endomyocardial Eosinophilic Fibrosis
  3. High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
  4. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  5. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  6. Mitral Stenosis
  7. Myocarditis
  8. Pleural Effusion
  9. Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
  10. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  11. Ventricular Septal Defect

Last Updated: Jan 24, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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