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hello. i've been sick 4 days. fever (99-100). dry cough, persistent. blood tinged/yellow sputum. sore/raw throat. difficulty breathing. thirsty. low a

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Dr. Florence Nwofor
Specializes in Pediatrics
Hacking Cough: Persistent dry ,hacking cough assoc. with low grade fever is usually due to viral infection of the upper airway. Assoc. difficulty breathing, bloody purulent sputum & inflamed throat are symptoms that suggest the need for a proper evaluation to screen for a reactive airway dse or pneumonia. In the interim humidifier & NSAIDs may provide symptom relief if no improvement consult any MD in Network
Answered on Jun 12, 2016
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