There are so many different types of coughs. Each type of cough is distinct and could help indicate what illness you have. Here we look at the major types of cough symptoms and some possible causes.
Is it a dry cough?
Is it a wet, productive cough?
Is it a wet, non-productive cough?
Is it a painful cough?
Is the cough in a child and sounds like a seal bark?
- It may be croup.
Is it a chronic cough (lasting longer than 2-3 weeks)?
- Learn more about causes of chronic cough.