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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Constant cough!: If you have been coughing constantly and have rib pain (whcih may be due to the coughing) and it has not improved in a few days as normal colds do, yo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Postnasal drip: Likely post nasal drip contributing to worsening of symptoms when lying flat. Try to use a saline nasal wash/spray in the evening and or Claritin/ Zyr ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
More info?: Is it sharp or achy? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Any fevers? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long ha ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Multiple causes: These symptoms may be due to a number of conditions. If you are having difficulty breathing, a physician appt is advised. The possible associated co ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
?pneumonia: Could be a lung infection like pneumonia. I would see your physician immediately to have this diagnosed and treated properly. Good luck
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Any unexplained: shortness of breath deserves a full medical exam and workup including a chest x-ray and pulse oximetry.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Chest pain: Many severe viral upper respiratory infections are accompanied by s verse pleuritic, pleurisy or pericarditis. They both have symptoms you described a ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Waiting for what?: It's been a week, and it's not getting better. Please see your GP or go to Urgent Care. You probably don't need an ER, but you do need professional ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dorelle Lucille Kirsten
Specializes in
Possibly post-nasal : People with this complaint often respond the use of a saline nasal solution that dislodges phlegm at the back of the nasal passages and thus improving ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Speridon Patricios
Specializes in
Yes: If the symptoms are not resolving, definitely. Most of these are due to a transient viral infection an pass in 7-10 days. Discuss with your GP whether ... Read More

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