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Causes Of A Hoarse Cough And A Runny Nose
What causes a tickly sore throat with a cough and a dry sensation in my throat and a blocked nose is this a cold I have sneezing and no energy too?
This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more
Depends on . . .: Babies ages 3-12 months can easily catch colds from other people. If there is just a runny nose, without much fussiness, without any high fever, without other worrisome symptoms, then parents can leave the nose alone. If the mucous is blocking the nose somewhat, try a few drops of saline, followed by gentle suctioning with a suction bulb. A doctor should examine younger or more symptomatic babies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: Continuous cough and runny nose in an infant should be discussed with your doctor. It might be as simple as recurrent colds this time of year, but it could signify a chronic condition (wheezing or acid reflux), or a more serious infection (whooping cough or bronchiolitis). Treatments vary based on the cause, so a careful exam should be done by your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a runny nose with yellow mucus is this a infection or a virus sore nose and throat too treatments?
Probably a virus: Almost all nasal infections that lead to yellow mucus begin as viral infections. If you've only been sick for a day or two it is most certainly a virus at this point and should improve over the next week. If after 7 to 10 days you're no better or worse then the possibility of bacterial superinfection becomes greater. At that point antibiotics may be needed. For now hydration, tylenol (acetaminophen) and rest. ...Read more
Sore throat: It all depends on the duration, severity and associated symptoms. It can vary from simple viral infection to some more serious. ...Read more
If I have a sometimes runny nose and a sometimes stuffy nose with sneezing and a raspy throat. Would that be considered a cold?
Rhinitis: What you have is consistent with rhinitis with post nasal drip. Frequent sneezing spells make it likely due to allergy to aero allergens or environmental allergies. Common cold is rhinitis due to viral infection where there are too many viruses to be tested for. If this recurs often, you should see an allergist to check out if it is due to environmental allergies so you would get proper treatment. ...Read more
Is this the flu or a cold. No fever. Congestion productive cough but with small amount of blood in phlegm. I have a sore throat and neck hurts.
I have a fever 101 stuffy nose body aches sneezing coughing and scratchy throat. Is this just a virus?
Does a cold also cause an itchy nose including sneezing, nasal congestion, cough, sore throat, and body aches?
4yo has 102 temp with cough and nasal nastiness. Is that too high of a fever for a virus? throat hurts when coughs only. It sounds like a throat cough
I'm getting a thick white mucous from my nose with blocked nose, facial pressure and pain, bodyaches, sore throat,is this sinusitis or a cold?
Sinusitis...: You are describing the classic symptoms of sinusitis. .. Especially if the facial pressure and pain is on just one side. This is frequently bacterial and often needs antibiotics to clear. You might try to get your nasal passages clear with a neti pot (copious saline irrigation) or a nasal decongestant like " Afrin". Don't give it too long. If symptoms don't clear soon then see your do ...Read more
I have post-nasal drip, a nonproductive cough, and a tickly throat. Cough began with stuffy nose, deeper in chest a week ago. Chest cold, allergies?
Either: It could be either and the best one to tell is the doctor who examines you. Go see someone soon. ...Read more
Generally not: There is no mechanism that increases nasal secretions when congestion goes down. Many people notice this, however. The best way to tell that congestion is improving is that it's easier to breathe through your nose. Ipratropium nasal spray from your physician will help if the runny nose is bothersome. ...Read more
I have a sore throat, dry cough, fatigue, sometimes runny nose and body aches. Is this a cold, flu, or upper respiratory infection?
What is a quick way to get rid of a common cold with a sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, and head/body aches?
Viral URI: Stay in bed, drink lots of fluids (chicken soup is said to be good), take otc products to relieve symptoms and time and patience will be rewarded with your improvement. Not much else will work. ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
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