South Africa
A 29-year-old female asked:

Hi dr i started having sore throat this morning and i used andolex spray but now it has complicated from sore throat to irritating cough than i got my self benylin dry cough mixture. now i'm having tight chest with wheezing accompanied by shortness?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a cold (viral infection), a strep throat (bacterial and would need antibiotics), a sinus infection, allergies in the nose and sinuses, wheezing in the lungs (would need more asthma treatment), sinusitis symptoms, etc... One can have one or more of these issues at the same time. Wheezing can be serious, meaning a doctor exam or the ER can help.
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Last updated Jan 1, 2021


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