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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Need to be seen: Anytime there is blood passed rectally you need an exam. This may be as simple as a hemorrhoid, but also can be the sign of much more significant prob ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Home remedies: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea with a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea with ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM or D: If you have a fever, you should call your md. If you smoke, you need to stop. Drink lots of fluid. Mucinex (guaifenesin) helps to break up mucus.
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Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
It depends on why: you have the cough. If you cough every time you take a breath, then it is pretty serious. If you have bronchitis, you need to be seen by healthcare ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not likely: At 4 months old, an infants bones are not fully hardened with minerals so it would be very, very unusual to break a bone. If a rib fracture is presen ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends....: If the cough is due to bronchospasm, then a bronchodilator like ventolin may be helpful. However, there are other reasons for a cough besides bronchos ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Good news: The majority of upper respiratory infections end up with productive cough that helps clearing the infection and may last for few days. Stay well hydra ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
22 years experience Family Medicine
See doc: Low grade temp and cold symptoms can be from a variety causes. A doctor with a full exam can help sort things out... Could be as simple as a low grade ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Asthma: If the er only gave you albuterol, you may need to see a lung specialist, a pulmonologist or allergist can help you manage your asthma better.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Guaifenesin : Ask the pharmacist at the pharmacy for guaifenesin.! It will thin the secretions and soothe the throat. You can also try chloroseptic for anesthetizi ... Read More

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