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A 44-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing headache, runny nose, nasal drainage, sore throat, cough (worsened by: in the evening, at night) (quality: with phlegm or mucus, chronic cough) , chest congestion, body aches and sneezing for 2 wks.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Evaluation: After 14 days of these symptoms it is reasonable to obtain medical evaluation. Although there are some viral infections that can have sx's that last a long while.
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Sounds: like our old" friend" INFLUENZA....Take Tylenol or a NSAID for the fever/aches...drink lots of fluids...REST and if it goes into a third week have a hands on exam by your PCP (Primary Care Provider) WHO SHOULD ALSO KNOW what viruses are active in your community. Hope this is helpful..FEEL BETTER Dr Z

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