A 26-year-old female asked:
I am experiencing nausea (severity: moderate) , nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat, cough (worsened by: lying flat) (quality: with phelgm or mucus, chronic cough) and wheezing (worsened by: lying flat, during cold or flu) . the following also des
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to look for strep). Chronic cough and wheezing may be due to disorders like asthma, and needs an exam.
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