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Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
The : The only situations I have heard of anyone choking from mucous is in an elderly person that lived alone and was not able to clear their airway by coug ... Read More
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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Call your PCP: You need to get care now and stay with it.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
See PCP: You should likely be examined by your PCP

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes.: Claritin is a non-sedating antihistamine. The D portion is a decongestant, either pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine. Robitussin (plain, guaifenesin or ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: Typically these symptoms are initially caused by a virus. Most viruses resolve after about one week though cough can persist longer. Viruses cause sec ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest an evaluation, and assessment for infection and malignancy. Do you have a smoking history?
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Yes: Yes you can have those symptoms. Reference: drugs.comNervous system side effects of dextromethorphan have included drowsiness and dizziness. Adverse ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or other virus (antibiotics usually not used), allergies or irri ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Stern
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Antibiotics: Antibiotics are only inidcated if there is evidence of a bacterial infection. Most causes of fever and cough in an otherwise healthy 29yo are not due ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
See your doc: Small amounts of blood-tinged mucus can mean a bacterial infection. See your doc and get evaluated. More than a tbsp of blood is more worrying and, of ... Read More
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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Costrocondritis: Inflammation and possibly a pulled muscle from coughing.. Tylenol will help. An over the counter cough suppressant would be a good idea too. Since it’ ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Hieber
50 years experience Pediatrics
Bloody mucous: Sinusitis, adenoiditis and nasal allergy would be the most common causes/ much rarer causes would include inhaled foreign body, varoius pneumonias and ... Read More
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