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after a bad cold i no longer have a runny nose it just runs down the back of my throat

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 years experience Family Medicine
Both: All of those can be symptoms of either a cold or allergies.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal drip: Try over-the-counter zyrtec or Allegra or generic antihistamines and see if it improves your postnasal drip. If not see ENT or allergist to get a all ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
Not COPD: There are a number of things that can cause the symptoms you describe. This winter here in the Midwest has been cold and dry, and those environmental ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: The usual advice is to talk to your doctor who can determine if testing for COVID-19 is indicated. You are in an age group that is not at risk of seve ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Dpends: The usual advice is to talk to your doctor who can determine if testing for COVID-19 is indicated. You are in an age group that is not at risk of seve ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Viral URI: Stay in bed, drink lots of fluids (chicken soup is said to be good), take otc products to relieve symptoms and time and patience will be rewarded with ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
Besides : Besides taking other the counter (otc) cough and cold medications, some things you can try at home would be the use of a humidifer or cool mist vapori ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Viral: Sounds like a viral infection, drink lots of fluids and rest, it should pass soon.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Sore throats: Most likely you had a viral sore throat, which is the most common cause of a sore throat . Recommendation would be to check for strep if you have h ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Saunders
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Wheezing: Wheezing sounds on breathing can sometimes be a sign of asthma, which would need to be treated with special inhalers. You should see your primary car ... Read More
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