https://www.healthline.com/health/managing-idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis/should-i-be-worried-about-my-dry-cough

Feb 6, 2017 ... A dry, hacking cough can be irritating. But it could also be a sign of something more serious, such as chronic lung disease. If you've got a ...

https://www.healthline.com/health/types-of-coughs

A dry cough is a cough that doesn't bring up mucus. ... of your throat triggering your cough reflex, giving you hacking coughs. ... Dry coughs are often caused by upper respiratory infections, such as a cold or the flu.

https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/overview

Oct 25, 2017 ... After a cold, though, some "dry" coughs last weeks or months. ... like cold air, cigarette smoke, or strong perfumes, can set off a hacking spell.

https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/features/stubborn-cough

Jul 2, 2015 ... Reasons why your cough persists (conditions that cause chronic cough) and ... the growth of dust mites and mold, allergens that may start you hacking. ... who take ACE inhibitors develop a chronic, dry cough as a side effect.

https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/lungs-and-airways/cough

Learn about cough causes, treatments and when to see your GP. ... A "dry cough" means it's tickly and doesn't produce any phlegm (thick mucus). ... whooping cough – look out for symptoms such as intense, hacking bouts of coughing, ...

https://www.uwhealth.org/health/topic/special/dry-coughs/sig56284.html

Sep 5, 2018 ... Chronic dry coughs are usually caused by irritation from cigarette smoke, ... Several chronic lung diseases also cause a dry, hacking cough.

https://www.health.com/cold-flu-sinus/whats-causing-your-cough

Oct 24, 2018 ... Sounds like: A dry cough that ends with a rattle or wheeze. ... Sounds like: A chronic, hacking cough that produces a lot of mucus, particularly in ...

https://www.self.com/story/doctor-persistent-cough

Apr 7, 2018 ... Hacking up a lung all the time isn't normal. Here's when you should see a doctor if you have a persistent cough. ... when to see a doctor. Here are some of the top cough-causing health issues you should know about.

https://www.uptodate.com/contents/chronic-cough-in-adults-beyond-the-basics

Aug 7, 2018 ... The cough is usually dry and hacking. Switching to another medication often improves the cough over the course of one to two weeks. Chronic ...

https://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2014/november2014/cough-is-it-cancer

Nov 6, 2014 ... Asthmatics frequently bark out a dry cough when exposed to irritants.3 ... others find annoying—that can progress to a chronic dry hacking.