Dry cough

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is a common lower respiratory tract infection that affects babies and young children under a year old.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheeze (noise on breathing out)
  • Fast or shallow breathing
  • Runny nose
  • Blocked nose

More information on Bronchiolitis is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Sore throat

Sore throats are very common and usually nothing to worry about.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Sore throat
  • Difficult or painful swallowing
  • Dry cough
  • Difficulty speaking

More information on Sore throat is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Whooping cough

Whooping cough is a highly contagious bacterial infection of the lungs and airways.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Strong episodes of coughing
  • High temperature
  • Runny nose
  • Vomiting
  • Dry cough

More information on Whooping cough is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.