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I HEAD A COLD VIRUS EVERYTIME I SWALLOW I HAVE TO COUGH

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Tao
Dr. Linda Tao answered
35 years experience Cardiology
See ENT: if after all this time the sore throat has not resolved it would be prudent to see a ear nose and throat specialist. A common etiology of prolonged so ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Reflux?: You could be having acid reflux, an allergic reaction, post nasal drip from the sinus infection which may not have resolved, or other issues. You real ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Kind of long: for uncomplicated viral URI. It could be allergy. Consult with your doctor to make sure that you don't have any serious condition.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
It may...: If you have an upper respiratory tract infection the congestion in the upper airways can invade the ears and you may perceive certain sounds due to th ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Barmah Forest virus: Barmah Forest virus infection is non-fatal. It is transmitted via mosquito bites. Symptoms can include: fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, rash, ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure: Neither stomach virus, nor head cold usually require testing, but i suspect there may be more to your story that was not relayed. Your doctor may be c ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Make 'em drunk?: Nah, glass of wine most likely won't affect virus as it will just wash over mucus lining rather than be absorbed directly. Depending upon your sensiti ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
66 years experience Family Medicine
Soft Foods: Soft and non spicy foods are easy to swallow. If pain is too much, then dissolve 500 mg tylenol (acetaminophen) in 2 tablespoonfuls of warm water and ... Read More
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A 70-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Maybe: Light aerobic exercise is probably ok, but if it aggravates your cough, you should stop.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Effect on lifestyle?: If your kid is playing robustly, resting well at night and the sx bother u more than the kid, simple monitoring is ok. If kid is dragging around, not ... Read More
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