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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Appointment: you must be examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treated. No- we don't use antibiotics to treat common colds. I suggest making an appointment with one o ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Fever: whats your diagnosis? Why were you placed on antibiotics? You've been on REAL antbiotics only for a day. In my opinion Z-pack is useless. How high is ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Common cold: If this is what you have had it is a viral infection and highly unlikely to be in any way responsive to antibiotic treatment which carries more risks ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
30 years experience Pediatrics
Asthma: Azithromycin treats infections like Mycoplasma. Mycoplasma can trigger an asthma attack like viruses/ allergies. Asthma needs to be managed with bronc ... Read More
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Asthma: Use you inhaler for cough and chest tightness and if you are on a maintenance medication, talk to your doctor about adjusting the dose during your ill ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Viral infection: Probably you had a viral infection all along, and viruses do not respond to antibiotics. That you felt somewhat better at first probably was just a co ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
39 years experience Family Medicine
Sinusitis: This is a common scenario in which to develop a sinus infection. An initial viral URTI that appears to be resolving, but then a sinus infection sets ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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NoNeedToSaltYourFood: All that stuff you mentioned, including your nasal mucus, lung sputum, mouth saliva and whatever else your mucus membranes can cook-up, can and most l ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Decongestant: You might try saline irrigation using a neti-pot (ask your friendly pharmacist), or get some Pseudoephedrine or nasal steroid spray or all of the abov ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
ENT: You might want to visit with an ENT (ear, nose, throat) physician and make sure this is the problem. Steroids, antibiotics and an antihistamine should ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Long time: Should not hurt 10 days later. See ENT doc to check throat.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
43 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Aspirin, H2O2 Humidi: For upper respiratory infections like cold and flu (but also serious infections like pneumonia) I recommend using a humidifier, filled with one bottle ... Read More
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