A wet cough is one in which mucus builds up in the chest. If you have a wet cough, you may feel tightness in your chest and you may hear a wheezing sound when breathing. This mucus build up is difficult to get rid of by coughing.
CAUSES OF WET COUGH
Some common causes of wet cough are:
- Respiratory tract infections such as sinusitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, pneumonia etc.
- Postnasal drip
- Chronic bronchitis