Cough, Swollen legs: 6 Possible Causes
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What causes cough and swollen legs? 6 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.



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Cor Pulmonare

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Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy

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Chronic Bronchitis

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Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

Ischemic cardiomyopathy (IC) is a condition that occurs when the heart muscle is weakened. It's usually caused by heart attack or coronary artery disease.

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Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)

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