Serious and Common Symptoms of Dry Cough

According to the article fro dr. Santa, dry cough is by itself a symptom that comes together with other symptoms depending on the underlying disease you are going through. Here’s a thorough list of symptoms that could occur along with dry cough:

  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Sore Throat
  • Headache
  • Aches
  • Pains
  • Hoarse voice
  • Nausea
  • Runny nose
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Sore throat
  • Swollen neck lymph nodes
  • Vomiting
  • Wheezing
  • Bad breath
  • Bleeding gums
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Joint pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Rash
  • Unintentional weight loss

The list above includes the common and less common dry cough symptoms that appear with a dry cough. Below is a list of serious symptoms that could very well be life threatening:

  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Frequent urination
  • High fever (higher than 101 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Leg or ankle swelling
  • Painful dry cough or pain while breathing deeply
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Severe pain upon swallowing

If you or anyone you know is facing any of the serious symptoms above, then you should know this is an emergency. Seek medical care as soon as possible..!