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bad chesty cough especially at night

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
See a doctor: There are several different medical problems that you could have. Please see a general physician or internist as soon as possible.

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Herman
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What other symptoms: Consider these questions? Fever? Productive cough? Chest pain? Smoker? Shortness of breath? Color of phlegm white vs yellow vs green and finally durat ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Get it checked: I will make an appointment with your Doctor and get checked.You may need Chest Xray if your doctor feels you need it.You may have Bronchitis or Pnumon ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
U needHealthTap Prim: I'm not sure on what basis you determined that smoking isn't the cause of the bad cough. I think that depends on how much you've smoked, & for how ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
22 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Wait a bit: Sometimes these coughs can take time to go away. Mucinex (guaifenesin) can help sometimes, too. But, be patient. Hopefully it will go away. Good luck ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
37 years experience Pediatrics
See Your Doctor NOW: In babies, distinguishing between cough with upper respiratory infection vs. more serious such as Pneumonia is difficult to make without examination. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Seifi
Dr. Ali Seifi answered
25 years experience Critical Care
Pneumonia/Bronchitis: Sometims the old patients after stroke developing bronchitis/ pneumonia specially if they are not able to swallow perfect. If he has fever , contact h ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Visit: Yes, a vidit to your gp is indicated. He can help or else refer you to a urologist.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Barnard
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Full history needed: A detailed medical history should be taken as there are many possible causes for a wet cough in this age group. She should contact her doctor who kno ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please call your doc: Or midwife so they can get you on cough medicine and you may or may not need an antobiotic.
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