Causes Of Cough Accompanied By Shortness Of Breath?
good morning, at dimas age 22, would like to ask for a cough accompanied by shortness of breath because of what factors huh? and what medicine
Cough and shortness of cause is quite a lot. Coughing occurs due to the natural cleansing mechanism of the respiratory tract to expel foreign substances, germs, allergens or excessive mucus. Shortness occurs due to narrowing of the airways, for example due to inflammatory reactions, excessive mucus or allergies.
It is necessary to explore the history of coughing and shortness experienced, for example how long coughing and shortness occur, whether there is a trigger such as certain environments, whether there is cough with phlegm or not, fever, accompanying symptoms and many more that need to be known in order to obtain possible causes. Some of the causes that might cause coughing and tightness include:
Upper respiratory tract infections for example due to influenza
Acute and chronic bronchitis
There are many other causes. Coughing and shortness due to asthma are usually heavy at night / early morning and usually there is a trigger. Tuberculosis symptoms coughing up phlegm for more than 2 weeks, can be accompanied by shortness, weight loss, weakness, lethargy, night sweats. Bronchitis is usually accompanied by a cough with phlegm. Pneumonia is usually accompanied by fever, spasms and generally poor health conditions.
Dimas should see a doctor so that the cause can be known. The doctor will conduct a more detailed question and answer, and if necessary will refer to a pulmonary specialist for further treatment. Investigations such as X-ray, sputum examination and / or spirometry may be needed to confirm the diagnosis.