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Cold With Cough That Won T Go Away
Woke up with chest tightness have a cold but no cough or fever do I have bronchitis will it go away on its own I have uc so k can't take antibiotics?
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
Bad cough, with mucous. mild fever but not over 100. no cold first. day 5 not much better. bronchitis or walking pnemonia? wait it out or go to MD?
How did people treat bacterial cold before antibiotics? Did the cold ever go away or did it always linger?
Both toddlers have croupy cough runny nose&fever (103.5-105.1) that spike &break without meds. Do I need a doc appt? Or just let it run itscourse?
It depends: As you are likely aware, croup is a viral illness for which there is no curative treatment, and resolves on its own with time. A PCP visit is warranted with the following: stridor at rest, respiratory distress, dehydration, persistent fever beyond 5 days, NEW fever (one that starts several days after the other symptoms), lethargy, extreme irritability or any symptom that seems unusual to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I know strep throat is supposed to go away in 3-7 days with or without medicine, but if it doesn't go away, can it turn into something worse?
I have genital warts that go away on thier own whay can I do to make them go away faster or dry them out?
Hpv: They can resolve on their own or there are medicines to help them results quicker. They are quite expensive and irritating. ...Read more
Will a upper respritory infection go away on its own or do you need antibiotics? I don't have a fever any more just cough, sob, and stuffy nose
Usually: The typical viral illness lasts 7-14 days. There are usually early symptoms such as clear mucous, sore throat, hoarseness, fever, congestion, and aches. Later symptoms are discolored mucous, congestion, and cough which may take an additional 2 weeks to clear. A sinus infection has similar symptoms but they either continue to worsen, or plateau and persist for 3 or more weeks. Treat colds early. ...Read more
If I ever inhaled food would I have to cough I feel food go down the wrong pipe but I don't choke or cough does it just go down but ?
Bronchospasm.....: The possible etioligies of a chronic cough include bronchospasm from any etiology, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors. Bronchospasm can be due to allergy, chronic bronchitis, a form of COPD usually due to smoking or an acute infection of the airways (usually results in an acute cough). See your doctor so your cough can be diagnosed since treatment depends on the precise diagnosis. ...Read more
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Wet cough after i eat or drink anything cold which doesnt go away without meds.im more prone to wet coughs than anyone else. Asthma?
See answer: Wet cough after something cold to eat or drink suggests vaso-motor imbalance. It may be one of many triggers of asthma. Especially if bronchodilators help when given as rescue medicines. Best would be to see a pulmonologist / lung specialist. After examination and evaluation the specialist can diagnose properly and maybe able to put u on preventative meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cough when in contact with cold air. After spitting out the mucous, it goes away. How do I stop the cough completely?
1st Sx will : Strep throat goes through several phases. The acute symptoms will eventually fade in most without rx. During the sub-acute phase, the body continues to make antibodies and a fraction (1/200) develop long term complications including kidney damage, heart damage(rheumatic fever) and brain injury.Antibiotics can stop the complications if started within ~10 days of first fever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Came in contact with baby that had hand foot and mouth disease day later sore throat headache that won't go away cough drops or gargling doesn't help ?
All supportive care: If you do have HFM disease, it's all supportive care. Pain meds (Tylenol/Motrin),plenty of fluids & what you are already doing. Sometimes Maalox can help with the pain if you hold it on the back of your throat. Popsicles and other cold liquids can help. If bad enough, there are prescriptions that your MD can phone in as well. ...Read more
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