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A 23-year-old female asked:

If i've had a runny nose/cough especially at night can this kill me or turn into peunmonia? been like this a week. taking claritin, (loratadine)flonase,benzonatate

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Need to be examined: Your description fits an upper and lower airways inflammation, the cough, especially at night, is due to airway irritation and bronchospasm, could be viral, at any rate your doctor would prescribe some bronchodilator to relax your airways and you might need an antibiotic, wish you wellness
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