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Chest Congestion With The Flu
What is a feeling of chest infection with malaise nasal congestion and with no cough phlegm breath shortness which waxes and wanes over years called?
Difficult: Your symptoms could be consistent with chronic sinus disease, chronic bronchitis or a scarring of the airways called bronchiectasis. At a minimum you should have a breathing test (called pfts), a chest scan and a scan of your sinuses. Visiting a pulmonogist would be helpful to explain your illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nasal congestion, sneezing and runny nose, with upper back pain when breathing in deeply, with headache in front of head, is this cold related?
Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu it is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. If there is no improvement or sore throat is severe or lasts longer than another week, or you are getting joint pain see your pcp for evaluation. Hope it helps. ...Read more
Non productive couch with tightness in the chest. headaches, shortness of breath and dizziness. No fever or runny nose.
Is chest congestion a symptom of the flu? I have a fever and cough with chest congestion. Could it be the flu or something else?
Can strep throat cause only mild sore throat with redness and mild flu like symptoms with temp of 99.0?
Yes: Some people have minimal symptoms with strep as adults & some actively carry it in their throat & never seem to get sick from it. Without a fever, I am reluctant to consider it an infection but when there are both fever & generalized symptoms it is likely not a simple carrier state. ...Read more
Does the flu or cold cause dark yellow phlegm and chest congestion plus hoarseness, sore throat, and stuffy nose?
Clear thick phlegm in throat. No cough or flu symptoms. Just stuffy nose and tired. Upper abdominal is sore.
Not necessarily...: Bronchitis is an infection of the airways characterized by a productive cough. Chest congestion can occur as a result of bronchitis but can also be present with other things, like allergies for example. Your doctor can diagnose the reason for congestion so treatment can be initiated. ...Read more
Yes: The vaccine can cause these side effects. The reason is it's causing the body to release cytokines, chemokimes, and various proteinacious substances which in turn cause tissue to react certain ways. It's all perfectly natural though in the perfect world we would like to engineer a vaccine without any signs or symptoms of the disease itself! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you have flu with no fever.I came down with extreme chills, no fever..Then developed runny nose, sinus stuff, shoulder blade ache, lastly congestion.
Start with sore throat and then chest congestion, itching throat, cough with sputum, yellow thick. Is that bronchitis?
Possibly...: Your symptoms may be indicative of bronchitis, either bacterial, viral or even allergic etiology. In order to be sure, you should see your doctor. If you have a bacterial infection, antibiotics may be needed. For viral or allergic etiologies, therapy depends on the precise signs and symptoms present ! ...Read more
43 yr old M with slight phlegm cough, yet no nasal congestion, with headache in the temples/eyes and evening fever? Flu, cold, sinus infection??
See a doctor: Without a chest x-ray it is difficult to tell. Your symptoms sound like you could have pneumonia or bronchitis. I would see a doctor today especially if your shortness of breath is worsening. You can also try taking your albuterol inhaler every 4-6 hours, stop smoking, and try Mucinex (guaifenesin) that is over the counter to help get up the mucous. Ibuprofen may also help with the pain from the cough. ...Read more
Influenza: According to mayo clinic flu sxs may include “fever over 100f (38c), aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, chills ; sweats, headache, dry cough, fatigue and weakness, nasal congestion.” children may experience nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain when they have influenza. ...Read more
Bad cough nasal drainage sore throat hot flashes chest feels heavy lots of congestion plus sinus pressure my son has bronchitis and pneumonia ?
Need 2 c ur doctor: Very much possible that you have the same bug as your son , better get seen, you may need prescription medicines, in the interim: rest, if you can, fluids, nasal saline wash, salt water gargles and pain killers, wish you and your son wellness ...Read more
Runny stuffy nose (clear). Post nasal drip. Chest congestion/burning chest. Body aches. No fever. Cold or allergies? Treatment? Thank you!
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