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A 48-year-old male asked:

Phlegmatic cough, runny nose no fever. sore throat, post nasal drip. i have mitral valve stenosis, cardiomyapathy, ischemic heart disease, my chest is sore when coughing and i am wheezing. ?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Evaluation/testing: Wheezing may be caused by bronchospasm or narrowing due to edema of the airway. An evaluation is recommended and screening for influenza, COVID 19 and other illnesses is suggested. A chest image and EKG may be useful. Treat fever with Tylenol, rest and drink fluids.

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