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New Berlin, WI
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?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Chirag Vasa
Infectious Disease 29 years experience
Post nasal drip: You may have still residual pharyngitis with post nasal drip , please see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 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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Last updated May 24, 2018
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