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Lately my cough sounds like a car engine trying to start.

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Lately my cough sounds like a car engine trying to start. What could that be
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 2 years ago.


Thank you for your question.

I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

How old are you?

When did the symptoms start?

How frequently do you cough?

Do you smoke?

Is there any sputum? How is the color?

Do you have fever or any other symptom or past illness?


Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.

Hi. It sounds like you have asthmatic bronchitis or possible even pneumonia and you need to see a doctor right away for an exam, perhaps a chest x-ray, and a course of antibiotics if that's deemed necessary

Let me know if you need any more information please