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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Morris
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Cough: One of the most common causes of Night-time cough when laying down is un-diagnosed acid reflux disease. May want to try OTC antacid meds first for a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
URI: Symptoms may suggest upper respiratory infection which is more commonly viral but could be bacterial. Decongestants, cough syrup and fluids will help.
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: you need to see his pediatrician or an allergist, he might have bronchospasm (narrowing of the airways), which can be controlled by nebulized medicine ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Congestion: Congestionit is possible his congestion is being caused by allergies. Discuss the problem with your doctor or see an allergist.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Any pain?: Could be a simple virus. Could be something more serious. Any history of asthma? If you haven't been seen by MD recently probably a good time to go.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Get checked: it could be allergic or vasomotor rhinitis. check with md
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
See doctor...: Possibilities include bronchospasm from any cause, gerd, post-nasal drip or even a combination of factors. Once the etiology of your cough is identifi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Go see ur FamilyDoc: Given your symptoms, it's best to go see your Family Doc for complete evaluation. You may need beta agonist such as albuterol if suffering from bronch ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Flu: Sounds like the flu. Visiting your md is recommended if symptoms are significant. in the meantime medications like tylenol (acetaminophen) can help as ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Nelson
35 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes but all: your symptoms point to a likely indoor allergy such as dust mite or pet dander. These allergies are potent triggers for asthma. Common medications li ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Request consult: By requesting a formal consult, you will be able to video or text consult, download pictures and test results, and discuss your condition with a phys ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Consult your MD: You are not able to sleep because of cough, i will suggest you get it checked by your doctor.You may have 1gastro intestinal reflux 2allergies/asthm ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Viral Illness: You have the symptoms of a viral illness. Treat the symptoms, lots of fluids, lozenges and cough drops for cough. See your doctor if the cough persi ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Get checked: This can be a concerning constellation of symptoms and it would be wise to schedule a visit with your primary care doctor. It may not be anything ser ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ehteshamuddin Syed
16 years experience Family Medicine
Bronchospam: Needs urgent medical evaluation.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes: Most common cause is gastroesophageal reflux sometimes associated with esophagitis.Sometimes pain mimics heart attack. When gastric acid reaches the v ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
At night is it : Quieter? Do you have more time to reflect on issues? Are you more anxious? If so, the sensation in your chest could be related to anxiety. If not, w ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
A heavy duvet: Would not cause bruising. Yu should be a listed for pneumonia or cardiac problems. See your doctor to aid in your diagnosis.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Descending URI: It sounds like you have a mild upper respiratory illness that started with a sore throat. 90% of Pharyngitis (sore throat) comes from a virus, not a b ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get seen: I'd like to be sure you're not having reflux or early heart failure. And any chronic cough can be TB or something even nastier.
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nausea: Nocturnal nausea, with no symptoms during the rest of the time, could be due to indigestion, going to bed with too much food in your stomach or abnorm ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: An inbox consultation can be helpful and imaging studies can be reviewed at that time. Some possible causes include asthma/allergies, prolonged viral ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Sinobronchial: syndrome: a combined sinus and bronchial infection which requires medical intervention.

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