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A 23-year-old male asked:

It's autumn time and i'm intolerant to cold. tickly cough w/ mucus, dull/burning pain in chest, difficult breathing, malaise. possible bronchitis?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu it is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. If there is no improvement or sore throat is severe or lasts longer than another week, or you are getting joint pain; see your pcp for evaluation. For headache as an abortive NSAID otc. Hope it helps.

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