According to published data, a runny nose is usually accompanied by a wet cough. Also, a rise in temperature is often added to these symptoms.
“If you have a rhinovirus, that is, a common cold, then first the virus eats away at the mucous membranes, and then bacteria join it. And the symptoms depend on what kind of bacteria it is ”, – the expert shared.
Despite the fact that a wet cough is most often a manifestation of a common cold, it can hint at more serious problems. For example, we can talk about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is reported that the disease can be triggered by smoking tobacco. In this case, a wet cough is accompanied by shortness of breath. If you experience such symptoms, you should immediately consult a doctor.