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i have a cold and my chest hurts

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Dr. Douglas Friederich
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Cold: Oh, you are sick. Sorry! It really depends on your exposure and your previous health status. If you have too much diarrhea and can't hydrate or if you ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: If you feel that bad , urgent care is reasonable.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Go to the Doctor: Please go see your family physician first. You could have pneumonia or other significant respiratory illness.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
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Muscular or pleurisy: Pain in chest is common after repeated coughing bouts. This could more than likely be attributed to muscular pain of the chest wall. However if you ar ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Take pain meds: You should report this problem to your oncologist and ask for medication for what appears to be virus/Flu type of sore throat. If your blood counts ar ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
39 years experience Emergency Medicine
Strain: Coughing strains the intercostal or rib muscles, inflammation of the lining of the lungs, dilation of the wind pipes or inflammation of where the rib ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederman Concepcion
22 years experience Cardiology
Nothing??: There are some over the counter cold meds that has decongestants that are vasoconstrictor and can increase the blood pressure. If you have chest pain ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Asif Khan
Dr. Asif Khan answered
23 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Could be unrelated: This really sounds like you atopy, to something and would recommended getting skin tested by an allergist, you can't have (real) colds all the time un ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Chest pain?: see your physician ASAP. Without a cough this presentation is unclear
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Problematic : The combination of symptoms could mean that a simple viral upper respiratory infection is now tracking lower down into the lungs. The shortness of br ... Read More

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