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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
46 years experience Pediatrics
Pneumonia: it sounds like you are drowning! More than likely you have pneumonia. There are many types and your protracted course suggests a mycoplasma infect ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Snead
33 years experience ADHD and Autism
He should be seen: It could be pertussis, or cough-variant asthma, even without a night-time cough, or allergy-triggered cough. There are other types of lung problems mo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Viral: About 85% of sore throats are viral. They can be just as dramatic as their bacterial counterparts. If you're having trouble swallowing, see your docto ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: You can see a doctor and have it evaluated.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Cold: The usual head cold lasts about one week and if it travels to the trachea(windpipe) or bronchial tubes a cough develops. Irritation after this may cau ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Blood?: Metallic taste is usually associated with blood. If you had undergone general anesthesia, your throat might have some minor trauma with trace of blee ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Please see yr MD: You are on multiple meds, one is humira, (adalimumab) a biological which interfers with the immune system function and alters the natural immune respo ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Resee your doctor: The cough may not be a bacterial process. The cause needs to be evaluated.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Asthma: Certainly sounds like you have asthma. Consult your doctor for help.
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