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A 25-year-old male 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?

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Dr. Chirag Vasa
Infectious Disease 27 years experience
Post nasal drip: You may have still residual pharyngitis with post nasal drip , please see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
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.

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