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Are some people more prone to getting cough and fever

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: You are talking most about the common cold. This requires exposure and susceptibility. If people around you have a cold, you could be exposed. But ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
eval: Actually, what I would recommend is contact with your PCM so s/he can determine if COVID 19 testing is appropriate. There are currently no identified ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
COVID 19: Your question was cut off. Rest, hydrate, quarantine & eat healthfully. Consider use of acetaminophen, saline for nasal irrigation, decongestant o ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shameela Collier
Specializes in Family Medicine
Needs consultation : Pt seen under similar circumstances, unfortunately pt did not return to verify efficacy of meds. Patient needs to consult and re-initiate treatment
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Breathing problems: If you are experiencing cough associated with significant fever, you may very well have pneumonia, and that will require an antibiotic. Other potentia ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Respiratory infectio: Cough and fiver usually indicate that your respiratory system is under attack by a virus or bacteria; your defense department, your immune system of ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Viral: Sounds like a viral upper respiratory infection (cold). There are many different causes but one of the most common is called the rhinovirus.
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Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Breathing problems: If you are experiencing cough associated with significant fever, you may very well have pneumonia, and that will require an antibiotic. Other potentia ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably stay home: You are likely to be infecting your coworkers. If you have to work and want to minimize symptoms, there are many otc products. For cough, choose one ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Khristine Tate
20 years experience Family Medicine
No: Cough and fever is very non specific and could be viral. If you just take an antibiotic then you are creating resistance. If your symptoms are seve ... Read More
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