An airway infection (usually after a cold), whooping cough, asthma, empyema and congestive heart failure, can cause a dry cough, claims Healthgrades. Lung cancer, collapsed lung and certain medications, such as angiotens... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Some of the most common causes of chronic coughs include sinus complications, tobacco use, hay fever, infections, medications, asthma and acid reflux. A chronic cough is one that lasts more than 8 weeks in adults and 4 w... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Viral illnesses, asthma, allergies, bronchospasm and exposure to respiratory irritants are among the main causes of dry cough, according to WebMD. Dry cough is defined as a cough that does not bring up any mucus. Someone... More »

A tickly cough has a variety of causes including infections, such as the common cold and whooping cough, as well as congestive heart failure and lung cancer, according to Healthgrades. A tickly cough is typically caused ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

A dry cough and an itchy throat can be caused by several things, including environmental triggers, allergies, asthma, acid reflux and illnesses, such as the common cold, flu and strep, according to Mayo Clinic. Dry cough... More »

Causes of spitting up blood include gastrointestinal disorders such as mouth ulcers, esophagitis, gingivitis and gastritis and nongastrointestinal conditions such as congestive heart failure, tuberculosis, pneumonia and ... More »

Respiratory disorders, such as asthma, allergies and pneumonia; gastroesophageal reflux disease; and heart conditions may cause throat wheezing, according to Healthgrades. Throat wheezing may also occur due to smoking an... More »