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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Not uncommon: Infections can certainly cause generalized fatigue and malaise, and just one day of the antibiotics will not get you feeling better that soon. Rest an ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know: Can't make that determination without an assessment. This may or may not be related to bacterial infection.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hard to know: If it is a bacterial infection - like Strep, yes an antibiotic will help (Augmentin/Omnicef). It may also be a viral upper respiratory infection.
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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It might.: Most sore throats associated with cough and fatigue are caused by one of a gazillion viruses out there. But bacterial infections can cause sore thro ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Motrin/mucinex-DM: Possibly pulled a muscle or that the airway is very irritated from coughing/infection..Antibiotics do need time to work--and they only kill the bacter ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Sleep time: Drinking tea at sleep time is OK. However, if your cough and sore throat is not getting better after one week of the antibiotic, go back to your docto ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Calcified lung nodul: I would wait for TB test results. If negative, other things with calcification nodule in lungs need to be ruled out.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
38 years experience Family Medicine
Cough and earache: One possibility is that the antibiotic is not the correct one. Another is that your symptoms are not due to a bacterial infection. Do you have a his ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. HENRY THOMAS DU PLOOY
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Try something else: I believe that some of the over the counter medications can make certain symptoms worse by thickening the secretions and preventing it from draining o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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ST: Fluids, lozenges. Not smoking. Treat the possibles cause (i.E, allergies, cold, reflux, excessive screaming, avoid dust & dry air), dental problems.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Hedelix fizzy: Try hedelix fizzy, rest, boost immunity?

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