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Dry cough and shortness of breath

A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
Pulmonary Critical Care 41 years experience
Pneumothorax: Your symptoms are unlikely to be a hemathorax (blood in chest cavity) or pneumothorax (air in the chest cavity) though not impossible. With a resid... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
Posterior drip: what you are describing is typical of posterior nasal drip. while you are asleep, the posterior nasal drip will irritate your throat, and your vocal c... Read More
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Sudden onset: Makes it suspicious for something you ate or drank. Protect the area and try a Benadryl (diphenhydramine). If the pain and throat tightness continue ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Roberts
Rheumatology 37 years experience
Right heart cath: An ECHO is a reasonable screening tool for people at risk of having pulmonary artery hypertension (PAH) including those with Lupus, however most exper... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Hmmm: Especially during times w/ chest pain - don't smoke at all! Also, if you've tried various OTC symptom relief and drinking lots of water, gargling, res... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Viral cultues: There are so many viruses related to the common cold: adenovirus, rhinovirus, influenza virus, echinovirus, etc...That the only way to determine coro... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Be seen: Any chest pain or shortness of breath needs to be evaluated.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
It could: It could be specifically if there is possible exposure. Other causes for your symptoms are possible as well. Talk to your GP about possibly testing if... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Can be either: COVID-19 pandemic at this time, so a doctor on video may consult by video instead of requiring an in-person visit. Flu-like symptoms can be from a str... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Nephrologist : These findings show evidence of liver inflammation and glomerular damage of the kidneys causing marked loss of protein in your urine. The !atter has ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 63 years experience
Breathing robl: Yes you should be concerned. Consult your medical doctor, giving him your symptoms and travel history.He will advise you how to proceed.

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