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Quincy, MA
A 28-year-old female asked:

Cough 2-3weeks now head ache bloodshot irrt. eyes that feel bulging some chest pain nausea fatigue doc say try antihistamine should and when i go er?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
2-3 weeks?: Viral causes of cough can last up to a month at times. And all the coughing and the infection can drain your energy. I would go to an urgent care if you develop a fever over 101, if you are short of breath or if you are coughing up thick yellow sputum. If you are just dealing with the regular dry hacky cough, use honey, Robitussin DM or mucinex (guaifenesin).

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