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cough that won t go away with antibiotics

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
15 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Asthma: Asthma can cause both of those symptoms and you may need medication which requires a prescription.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Yes: Please see your doc. I see that you also have thrush and that can be treated as well. Your cough can have a physiological base or it might be a nerv ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Sinusitis can cause: The symptoms you noted, take the prescribed medicines, keep the follow up, if no improvement seek a second opinion, but you will be fine, best wishes
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Not unusual: The fever and infection appear to clear up, but the cough sounds like it is hanging around, which is very common after both viral and bacterial infec ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Usually: The typical viral illness lasts 7-14 days. There are usually early symptoms such as clear mucous, sore throat, hoarseness, fever, congestion, and ach ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Chest pain: Many possible causes for what you describe, no way to advise particulars with the limited information here. Should go see your doctor to find out if s ... Read More
A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on cause: There are some bacterial pneumonias that respond rather quickly with most symptoms gone within a week or two.There are some non-bacterial pneumonias t ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derek Skinner
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Cough: There are several reasons to have a prolonged cough. Several infections will cause a cough. Most of these infections are viral so antibiotics don't ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Haider Alhaidari
9 years experience in Internal Medicine
Monitor: Cough in a post Upper respiratory infection can last up to 3 weeks. Monitor yourself take over the counter cough suppressant. Make sure your cough is ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Ciechanowski
39 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Could be Asthma : an exacerbation of asthma is common post infection You need to be evaluated for this or other possibilities causing your symptoms

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