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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Post nasal drip : If this has been there for more than 10 days or you have a temperature greater than 100.4 F then an antibiotic may be helpful. I find that flonase wor ... Read More

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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Not a side effect: cough and sinus issues are not side effects of metformin; however, if this is a new medicine for you, it could be signs of a low grade allergic respon ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph O'Bryan
27 years experience Family Medicine
Sinusitis: If your symptoms have not improved at all, you may need to be seen again and be switched to a different antibiotic. If you have had some improvement ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Infection possible: Seasonal allergies are typically associated with clear or white nasal discharge and no fever. The productive cough may indicate that another condition ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Quit smoking NOW: And follow up with your doctor for further evaluation.
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A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Give it time: If you are getting better, some times you have to give it time. All people heal differently. If you smoke, then you must stop. If you have allergie ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Flu: You usually are contagious 7-10 days with the flu. However, you have developed a secondary infection so i would advise you to see you doctor.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Asthma: It seems you are developing symptoms of asthma now, if you have an allergist dealing with your sinuses they can treat your asthma.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Rest when ill: First whether you cough less putting a date at risk of getting sick is unethical. Being sick is a reason to stay home and to postpone the date. You ar ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Generally normal: It may take a few weeks for the cilia (lung hair cells) and edema (swelling) to subside. Over the counter cough suppressants may help. Increase wate ... Read More
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