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    A cough – Don’t Take It Easy!

    A cough, also known as pertussis, is a voluntary or involuntary and a common reflex action that clears mucus or foreign irritants from the throat. Coughing to clear the throat is usually a rare action, although several conditions can lead to more frequent coughing events. Depending on how long the cough lasts, it may be acute, subacute or chronic. An acute cough lasts for less than three weeks and is usually caused by common cold or other infections like sinusitis or pneumonia. A subacute cough lasts 3 to 8 weeks and remains after the initial cold or respiratory infection. A chronic cough caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), postnasal sinus…

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    The Blood Clot in The Lung

    A blood clot is a blood clump that has become gel-like or semi-solid. Most of the time, clotting is a necessary process that can help prevent you in certain cases from losing too much blood, such as when you are injured or cut. However, it can be very dangerous or even life-threatening when the clotting occurs in one of your veins. The blood clot in the lung is called pulmonary embolism (PE), the condition when a blood clot prevents vital organs from getting the oxygen and blood they need that traveled from the deep leg or pelvis veins and eventually causes blockage of blood flow. This condition may be very…

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