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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

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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22 year old female with shortness of breath, chest pain, cough and fever all of which come and go. Consistent fatigue.?

See your doctor: This is an assortment of symptoms that deserves a comprehensive history and a thorough physical. Some simple tests may be in order. ...Read more

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Is dypnea, chest pain, coughing, no fever I'm 16, any answers?

Is dypnea, chest pain, coughing, no fever I'm 16, any answers?

Hard to say: A complete, history, physical, checking your vital signs is what I would recommend for this complaint. ...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 (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) 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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Cough, left chest pain and fever?

Cough, left chest pain and fever?

Possibilities...: If the left chest pain increases with cough and deep breathing, then it is likely related to the other symptoms. If this is the case, the likely diagnoses are bronchitis vs pneumonia. Often, the only way to tell the difference is via chest x-ray. If the left chest pain does not increase w/ above maneuvers, see a doctor today so cardiac etiology can be ruled out. Go to er if needed. ...Read more

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Slight cough, chest pain and fever?

Slight cough, chest pain and fever?

Infection likely: An infection involving the lung, airways, or pleura is possible.
Probably not too serious but get checked out to make sure. ...Read more

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Cough phlegm chest pain with fever?

Cough phlegm chest pain with fever?

See your doctor: You could have a pneumonia setting in. See your doctor for the appropriate evaluation. Get well soon. ...Read more

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Can I have zitromax tablet for sorethroat and cough? Now I have chest pain and signs of getting fever again.

Zithromax: I would not take an antibiotic unless I knew what I was treating. It sounds like you need to actually go in to see a doctor. Not all sore throats and coughs need antibiotics, but some with chest pain and fever might. Zithromax is also not the first-line treatment for some of the common illnesses we face, but it's popular, many people ask for it, and many doctors are in the habit of prescribing it. ...Read more

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Hi I have chest pain when I cough and start sweeting sometimes fever and it's some times hard to breath any advice?

Hi I have chest pain when I cough and start sweeting sometimes fever and it's some times hard to breath any advice?

Get examined NOW: Never ignore these symptoms and you cannot be diagnosed online. Close your computer and call for an immediate examination and testing. ...Read more

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I have a bad cough and chest pain. I don't have a fever. Can you have pneumonia without a fever? Or do you always have a fever?

I have a bad cough and chest pain. I don't have a fever. Can you have pneumonia without a fever? Or do you always have a fever?

Either: You can have pneumonia without fever although it is usually present. If you have severe or worsening shortness of breath, high fever, vomiting, or any other worsening symptoms you should go get an evaluation. ...Read more

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I've got cough with phlegm mild chest pain but no fever. What do I have?

I've got cough with phlegm mild chest pain but no fever. What do I have?

Symptoms: You have a symptom complex worthy of you seeing a dr. And being evaluated. Only blind speculation could be presented from here. ...Read more

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What to do if I have cough with phlegm mild chest pain but no fever what do I have?

Nonspecific: Those symptoms are nonspecific, which means it could be anything from a 'cold', bronchitis, Gastroesophageal reflux, heart disease, allergic rhinitis, etc... See your doctor. If the pain just happens after coughing, it would suggest cough is the cause, if it is not related, you should see your doctor more promptly. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have cough with phlegm mild chest pain but no fever what do I have?

What do you suggest if I have cough with phlegm mild chest pain but no fever what do I have?

Chestpain w/cough: More info needed to answer. 'Could be mild viral bronchitis with pleuritis. However, many other causes are possible Is there shortness of breath. How long symptoms present. History of smoke or dust exposure? The list is not short. A visit to your doctor is appropriate if symtopms do not resolve ina very few days. ...Read more

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I'm coughing real blood and I've got chest pain. No fever, but constant cough (big smoker). Will amoxicillin take care of it?

I'm coughing real blood and I've got chest pain. No fever, but constant cough (big smoker). Will amoxicillin take care of it?

NO: You need a bronchoscopy and cat scan thorax. Coughing up blood or hemoptysis is one of the possible presenting symptoms for lung cancer. You need to see a pulmonologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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These days, I have extreme fatigue and I sleep alot more than 10 hours feel a little chest pain in my right side. No fever or cough?

These days, I have extreme fatigue and I sleep alot more than 10 hours feel a little chest pain in my right side. No fever or cough?

Worth a check: With your doctor, could be just simple anxiety or overstressed, your doctor would go over your history, physicL exam and probably some blood tests, meanwhile try to eat healthy, walk/execise, and have some fresh air, wish you wellness ...Read more

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I saw my Gyn yesterday for a UTI and am on macro bid now but overnight developed fever, cough and chest pain. Is this ok or something worse?

I saw my Gyn yesterday for a UTI and am on macro bid now but overnight developed fever, cough and chest pain. Is this ok or something worse?

UTI, cough: If the cough and fever persist, you should go see your family doctor or internist. Or maybe the gyn doctor can listen to your lungs and see whether or not you need a chest xray, labwork. ...Read more

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Haven't slept in days, my cough is so bad sometimes I cough up yellow/ slight pink mucus, but usually its clear. No fevers no chest pain. Pneumonia?

Possibly: It may just be bronchitis. However there is a real possiblitiy that it is a pneumonia. Pneumonia does not always present with feve, chest pain and shortness of breath - it usually does though. See your physician, you might need a chest xray. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had sudden fever for a day, now gone but have chest pain w/ some cough & resting ~95 bpm; fatigue, no appetite. Could I have pneumonia?

I had sudden fever for a day, now gone but have chest pain w/ some cough & resting ~95 bpm; fatigue, no appetite. Could I have pneumonia?

Cough: In general, a symptom of coughing can first be addressed by over the counter measures. Cough specific syrups or tablets are readily available. Decongestant medicines can help if the cough is related to sinus drainage. Giving the cough ample time to clear is advisable (up to 6 weeks) but if you develop fevers, shortness of breath, chest pains, or bloody sputum, then it is time to see the doctor. ...Read more

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I get flu every year, but this time after flu, when it lowered down, I noticed bloody phlegm, with fever and chest pain but there is no cough.?

I get flu every year, but this time after flu, when it lowered down, I noticed bloody phlegm, with fever and chest pain but there is no cough.?

Vaccination: If you get the flu every year, you need to be vaccinated. It will help prevent the most common strains of influenza. See your physician if you think you have it, as antiviral medications can help if taken appropriately. ...Read more

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I have a cough and sinus drainage and chest pain and I am achey and I have a low fever the highest was 99.6. Is it serious enough to see a doctor?

I have a cough and sinus drainage and chest pain and I am achey and I have a low fever the highest was 99.6. Is it serious enough to see a doctor?

Maybe: It depends on how long this has been going on. If you have been experiencing this for a week or longer then you should at least see your family physician. ...Read more

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Hey I have minor chest pain in the mornings sometimes a heavy feeling no cough no cold or flu previously ah cold about ah month ago no fever no chills?

See a doctor: If I was seeing you in a clinical setting, I would first be asking you many questions to make sure that you were not someone who was highly likely to be having a heart or lung issue. Even if unlikely, I would STILL be likely to obtain an EKG. If you passed the first screening questions and EKG was normal, most likely explanation for your problem is mucus congestion. Also consider GERD, allergy ...Read more

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Should I seek medical attention wheezing, chest pain that goes around to my back, cough, chills, body aches, fever

Good: Good evening. You sound like you are feeling really miserable. Although this could be a virus, you might also have pneumonia. The chest pain and wheezing are of concern as you may not be exchanging air as well. You also have a cough - don't know if it is productive of sputum or not. Because of the respiratory issues, it would be prudent to take a trip to the er. Take care. ...Read more

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What could be causing post chest pain on left with coughing sneezing deep breath? Have had cough cold- 4wks no fever no purling drainage thbetter ws

What could be causing post chest pain on left with coughing sneezing deep breath? Have had cough cold- 4wks no fever no purling drainage thbetter ws

Pleurisy: You have classic pleurisy symptoms. This is an infection which can be due to virus, bacteria or mycoplasma. If you've been coughing a lot, you could have a muscular component as well now. If your chest x-ray is clear, you will get better gradually. Take Ibuprofen or Naproxen and be patient. If you haven't had a chest xray, consult your doctor to see if it's necessary after you're examined. ...Read more

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Light brown specks in phlegm, in the morning. Clears up during the day. No cough, no chest pain, no fever. Frequently congested noise. Diagnosed with lpr?

Light brown specks in phlegm, in the morning. Clears up during the day. No cough, no chest pain, no fever. Frequently congested noise. Diagnosed with lpr?

LPR: Your specks may be coming from your nose and represent dried up blood. Use saline nose drop especially before bed time and use a vaporizer to keep your nasal passages clear. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more