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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
URI vs. pneumonia: It means it is time to see a doctor and get evaluated thoroughly. Please go either to your PCP, an urgent care center or an ER. Do not delay. Hope you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: Coughing up mucus can mean many things, including infections, heart failure, or other things.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation : Your cough and sound you hear on exhale mean that you still sick. You can try any of decongesting medications 3 times a day for next week. If still no ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Likely rib issue: Posssible you have a rib that is out of place or the cartilage between your sternum (breast bone) and ribs is irritated. To make sure it is nothing e ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Tiny bubbles...: Any clunks, clicks, snaps or pops that are not painful, are likely of no consequence. Though the exact cause of your bubbles may never be known, i sus ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Tao
Dr. Linda Tao answered
35 years experience Cardiology
Breathlessness: Your symptoms sound concerning - especially with the breathlessness, chest pain and that sensation of bubbling. You should get checked out by a physic ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
I assume: you were intubated during the procedure and your symptoms may be due to irritation from that breathing tube! Let your surgeon know what's going on! ... Read More
A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
48 years experience Pediatrics
No: Bubbles from a bubble bath cannot cause a croupy cough. croup is usually caused by a virus. There are spasmodic croupy coughs caused by allergies or a ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
The cough may be: The cough may be caused by a virus or bacteria or less likely asthma. At the end of coughing you take in air and some of that air goes down your esoph ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doctor: You need to see someone who can listen to your chest and possibly do an x-ray if needed.

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