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A 26-year-old female asked:

Is this part of a cold? have bad headache and had a cold for three weeks with chest cough. feeling better but have cough, taking 6 advil (ibuprofen) day-headache.

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Could be.: Sounds like tail end of viral syndrome. Protracted cough can induce headache. As long as you are continuing to improve you may be able to avoid the doctor.
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