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Oxnard, CA
A 22-year-old female asked:

I have a stuffy nose, cough, with some sneezing, and yellow/gray phlegm. no body aches, doesn't bother me to lean forward/downward. cold or allergies?

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Dr. Vaidehi Patel
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Sounds like a cold: This sounds like a cold and possibly even a bacterial infection. Rest, drink a lot of liquids and you can use neti pot. If your symptoms are not improving in next 1-2 days or start to worsen see your doctor.

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