A member asked:

Diagnosed with pharyngitis 11 days ago. fever is gone. still have heavy cough with colored mucus, tickle in throat, shortness of breath and wheezing?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Chirag Vasa answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Post nasal drip: You may have still residual pharyngitis with post nasal drip , please see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment

Answered 9/29/2016


Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

M.D. visit: Your symptoms indicate a lung infection and possibly secondary reactivity of the airway. If you are prone to wheezing, an infection may worsen your symptoms. An uncomplicated upper respiratory tract infection should resolve by day 11. I would advise an exam and evaluation for asthma.

Answered 5/24/2018



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