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Dr. Mark Loury
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Congestion (Definition)

Congestion refers to any situation of "backup of fluid." Congestion may refer to the sinuses being backed up with mucus, while pulmonary congestion refers to a backup of fluid into the lungs due to ...Read more


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Chest pain that radiates to back, cough, congestion, headache, hurts to take a full breathh and hurts worse when laying down.

Chest pain that radiates to back, cough, congestion, headache, hurts to take a full breathh and hurts worse when laying down.

Pericarditis: Sounds a lot like pericarditis, which is an inflammation of the sac that surround the heart. A lot of time it is secondary to some other infection, like bronchitis. Could also be pleurisy, which is an inflammation of the lining of the lungs. I'd get checked out by your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Having chest pain, hurts in lungs worse when i lay down and coughing with chest congestion?

Having chest pain, hurts in lungs worse when i lay down and coughing with chest congestion?

Go to ER: You should go to er and get yourself checked. There are different reasons that can cause chest pain and cough- however, i think you should be evaluated as soon as possible. Go to er. ...Read more

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I have chest pain, congestion and a cough; but no fever. Its been five days and i don't insurance, what can I do to feel better?

I have chest pain, congestion and a cough; but no fever. Its been five days and i don't insurance, what can I do to feel better?

Bronchitis: May be bacterial or viral. Robitussin dm will relieve cough. I would generally recommend seeing a doctor and if bacterial antibiotics.This does not mean an otherwise healthy individual cannot heal. I can generally do it faster. ...Read more

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Pin point chest pain, loss of voice, mild cough and congestion. ?

Pin point chest pain, loss of voice, mild cough and congestion. ?

Laryngitis: You have all the symptoms of a viral upper respiratory infection.As emergency therapy you can steam yourself in a hot dhower , drink tea and lemon and see your doctor for further therapy. ...Read more

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Got flu shot 3 days ago & have been sick since; temp.101, headache, chest pain, congestion, tightness & now started coughing & expelling some yellow sputum. Is this normal? Should I be worried? I feel absolutely awful.

Got flu shot 3 days ago & have been sick since; temp.101, headache, chest pain, congestion, tightness & now started coughing & expelling some yellow sputum. Is this normal? Should I be worried? I feel absolutely awful.

Yes and no: There is no active virus in the vaccine but in some people it "stimulates" a memory and they can develop serious flu like symptoms. On occasion people with allergies to egg protein etc can have a reaction but it sounds to me like the former. Another possibility is a coincidental viral infection but in my experience it is the "memory" explanation that often explains best this phenomenon. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more