hacking cough


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hacking cough

n. tos seca recurrente.
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Yellow Handkerchief sat down in the bottom alongside of me, and I could feel him straining to repress his raspy, hacking cough.
I heard a raspy, hacking cough, and my heart stood still.
He gets a dry, hacking cough as the dead tissue sloughs away, and dies the following summer of pneumonia, wondering what it's all about.
What of her anger and pent feelings, her lungs were irritated into the dry, hacking cough, and with blood-suffused face and one hand clenched against her chest, she waited for the paroxysm to pass.
Microscopically small had been the edges of the lung-tissue touched by the frost, but they now began to slough off, giving rise to a dry, hacking cough.
He was troubled from time to time with a dry hacking cough, and when he put up his white right hand to his mouth, he showed the red scar of an old wound across the back of it.
Old Tarwater could shame them all, despite his creaking and crackling and the nasty hacking cough he had developed.
It's not uncommon when you develop a hacking cough from deep down in your lungs to cough up a gel-like substance known as phlegm, or sputum.
So what do you do when a hacking cough keeps you up all night?
At Morning Surgery IN GRIMLY patient tiers Each on his rock-hard seat Avoiding each other's gazes We contemplate our feet Or thumb through ancient papers With all-unseeing eyes And thoughts of outside freedom Beneath the friendly skies Some twenty here before us Receive our heartfelt curse As lists of harrowing symptoms We carefully rehearse The old 'un in the corner Gives forth with hacking cough Shattering the silence And starting others off On symphonies of sneezes With each other contributing His rumbles, grunts and wheezes In philharmonic fling At last the buzzer summons Thins out the flagging ranks We reach the surgery's sanctum And silently give thanks
One night, an enigmatic stranger (Ed Harris) - an orthopaedic surgeon with a hacking cough - arrives unannounced, mistakenly believing the couple's home to be a guesthouse.
The acrid aroma of a strong cigarette recalls a magnetic elfin refugee friend of my parents, and the hacking cough until he died.