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A 25-year-old female asked:

Hi. im 25 years it started with a sore throat. now my throat just feels itchy. it irritates my throat and ill start coughing like crazy. during my cough my chest starts to hurt. kinda feels like i need to catch my breath. ive tried advil, mucinex, therafl

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Dr. Patrick Mckenna
A Verified Doctoranswered
Preventive Medicine 16 years experience
Allergies/asthma: The symptoms you describe sound like they might be caused by allergies to something in your indoor or outdoor environment (pollens, dust, grass, pet fur/dander, etc). You might also have some reactive airway disease exacerbated by the same. Examine your environment for potential allergens and try to eliminate exposure to them. If this does not resolve, seek further medical evaluation/treatment.
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