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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
I have had (deer?) mice in my home for years. I now have chronic rhinosinusitis & clusterheadaches, cough,fatigue, should i get tested for Hantavirus?
Hantavirus: Yes I would recommend it. Early symptoms are chills, fever and muscle ache then may begin to feel better for a very short amount of time, but within 1-2 days, it becomes hard to breathe with dry cough, general ill feeling, headache, shortness of breath, nausea and vomiting. I would also suggest testing for Lyme disease given your symptoms. It may also be a simple flu-like viral infection. ...Read more
For the past week, lightheadedness, nausea when hungry, cough, fatigue, headaches, hunger. What is wrong?
After having a low grade fever, between 99 - 100, for 6 days, is it time to see a doc? Slight cold, no cough, fatigue.
Chronic cough, fatigue, chest pain, chonic muscle pain, ...What possible conditions are associated with these symptoms?
Consult a physician: Need more detailed history and work up to diagnose the conditions associated with these symptoms. Many connective tissue disorder and lung conditions can cause these symptoms. More info like duration of symptoms., , history of recent travel, exposure to any chemicals and medication history will be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to sleep much more than usual when you're sick? I have a mucus cough, fatigue, stuffy nose, and headaches. Slept 18 hours today?
I have running leaking nose, dry cough, fatigue . Was wondering if its just a cold or the flu? What is tge difference? Anything I can take?
Maybe strep,flu,etc.: Mild nose and throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc., except that allergies usually don't cause a fever. Doctors have rapid 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start antibiotics "right away", which means within the first 3 days of a strep throat infection. Doctors also have a 15-minute test for Flu A and Flu B. ...Read more
Is Levaquin 750 mg dosage once daily for 10 days good for a sinus infection? I have a foul odor from my nose, nasal speech, cough, fatigue.
I feel like there is something in my throat. Its constant. But I have no cough, fatigue, blood just occasional hoarsness? Help! 26yr female
Mom is having cold sweats, fever, cough, fatigue, stuffy nose, chest pain for a week now. What's wrong?
Needs evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining your mother. Please consult your doctor. A week is too long to wait for the symptoms she has. ...Read more
For 5 days, I have had consistent dry cough, fatigue, light-headedness, light congestion, chills. Took delsym- removed cough but upset stomach. Help?
Hello, I have been throwing up, having fevers chills cold sweats. Losing weight unitentionally loss of appitite chronic cough fatigue paleness of skin?
Symptoms: cold/sore throat/cough/fatigue. Stays a few days, clears up, feel great, comes back. 2 weeks totalsick. Any clue what that could be? Thanks.
See allergist/immuno: It appears that you may have an immune problem and recommend that you consult an allergist/immunologist. One of the conditions to be ruled out would be cyclic neutropenia in which your WBC gets very low periodically but impairment in the immune system can cause the same problem as well. ...Read more
Hard to breathe from nose, yellow sputum, painful cough, fatigue, and upper chest pain. No fever.
Infection: These symptoms are consistent with a viral upper respiratory tract infection which usually resolves without specific treatment in a week or so. Signs that a more serious infection is present include fever,chills,sweats,worsening cough, chest pain on deep breathing,increasing discolored sputum, and shortness of breath. See your physician if your symptoms persist or worsen?chest xray,antibiotics ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why I'm I bleeding for 10 days still after my period with right upper pain,nausea,headaches,cough,fatigue and shortness of breath with fever occasiona?
See your doctor: You may have a pelvic infection with liver involvement (adhesions). In addition you may have anemia from excessive bleeding which may be contributing to your headaches, fatigue and shortness of breath (SOB). In any case, SOB should be evaluated as there may be other serious causes such as blood clots in your lung, pneumonia, etc. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Cough, fatigue, shortness breath (one flight of stairs +60% heart rate), wheezing/rattling right lung only, slight pains in left rib and right back ?
I have had a sore throat dry cough fatigue and a swelling in my neck for two weeks and its not getting better what can this be ?
My mom has several 4mm nodules on her lungs. Never used tobacco. Family history of lung cancer. Has cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, chest's tight?
Mgt: Among possible causes are infection, malignancy. I would suggest samples from her airway be sent for testing. A TB test to rule out TB may be ordered. A virtual consult can be booked online and her Chest images viewed at that time. ...Read more
I've had watery lungs chronic cough fatigue + mucus in sputum-1/1/14. I've taken augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and prednisone. Recurring cold sxs. I've seen 2 drs. Help!
Sore throat, cough, fatigue, sinus pain 2 weeks ago. Feeling great now but still have slight cough and some yellow mucus in nose. Am I still infected?
I have a sore throat, dry cough, fatigue, sometimes runny nose and body aches. Is this a cold, flu, or upper respiratory infection?
I've had a cold for two weeks and i've recently developed a bad cough. What OTC medication would you recommend for the cough and fatigue? Thanks
I was suffering from pneumonia and treat for antibiotic for 5days 2twice daily.... Still I'm feeling cough and fatigue and headache ... What to do..
Take a while.: Pneumonia is a serious disease and it takes a longer time to improve than with less serious illnesses. If you have fever or are short of breath, or bad headache, etc., go to the ER. Rest, fluids, eat healthy food and give your body a chance to heal. Take all meds as prescribed. Follow up with your doctor as instructed. But call your doc and find out if you need to be seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do these symptoms point to specific illness: cold, cough, nausea, fatigue, headache and upset stomach?
See below: These are very general symptoms that do not point to any specific illness. ...Read more
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