A cough is an explosion of air from the lungs, sent up between suddenly opened vocal cords, in order to clear the airway of mucus or foreign particles, or in response to certain sensations in the airway, such as a tickle.
See also: sensory neuropathic cough (SNC); nonorganic cough; choking; still coughing after COVID?
ARTICLE: When Mucus Seems to Be Causing Your Cough or Throat Clearing – But Isn’t
Vocal Cord Bruising From Coughing
Bruise Caused by Cough
Tracheal Dynamics of a Cough that Is Normal but “Wheezy.”
VESS Demonstrating Presbyphagia, Chin Tuck Maneuver, Hypopharyngeal Pooling, Laryngeal Penetration and Effective Cough
All It Takes Is A Drip to Make You Cough
Rumbling Vibration of the Tracheoesophageal Party Wall can make Coughing Sound “Infectious and Productive” when it isn’t
Secretional Pooling Predicts Swallowing Function
Aspiration, and Fountain of Returned Aspirate after Coughing
Who knew…? Many Such Injuries Are Never Found
Croup, aka Laryngotracheitis