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Hard cough hurts throat and lite brown/yellow mucus and I have sircoisious.Protein builds up in lungs. Not properly spelled.?

Hard cough hurts throat and lite brown/yellow mucus and I have sircoisious.Protein builds up in lungs. Not properly spelled.?

Sarcoidosis?: I believe you mean that you have history of sarcoidosis and now started coughing with brown phlegm. I would suggest that you see your doctor. You may need to take antibiotic. ...Read more

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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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First my head was hurting. Every time when I cough my throat hurts so bad. Now my thighs have been hurting very bad for the past 3 hours.

First my head was hurting. Every time when I cough my throat hurts so bad. Now my thighs have been hurting very bad for the past 3 hours.

Flu/ other infection: At this time of year the combination of sore throat and headache suggests influenza. Pains in the muscles are not uncommon. The medical word is Myalgia, just means pain in the muscles. Try tylenol (acetaminophen) two tabs every four hours and drink plenty of fluid, not soda. If symptoms persist for more than a day or two would go and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Have a cough. Throat hurts at night & early morning only. 1 side of throat hurts when I cough hard. No phlegm or mucus when I cough anymore. Cold or ?

Have a cough. Throat hurts at night & early morning only. 1 side of throat hurts when I cough hard. No phlegm or mucus when I cough anymore. Cold or ?

Mgt: If you are recovering from a cold, I would suggest staying well hydrated and monitoring your temperature. Typically the cough will resolve within three weeks. If lingers longer than 3 weeks, please see your PCP. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with a cough and when I cough it hurts my throat bad and I have a little runny nose and when I do cough it's got a funny taste ?

I woke up this morning with a cough and when I cough it hurts my throat bad and I have a little runny nose and when I do cough it's got a funny taste ?

Need more info: Do you have a fever? If not it sounds like you may have post nasal drip brought on by allergy and/or a virus. The mucus dripping down your throat will make you cough. Over the counter medication usually takes a few days to clear but if you don't feel better or have a fever you should see your family physician. And above all do not smoke if you normally do. ...Read more

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I am having trouble breathing and have a really dry cough that hurts my throat as well as not being able to talk much help?

I am having trouble breathing and have a really dry cough that hurts my throat as well as not being able to talk much help?

Go to ER...: Shortness of breath can be s life-threatening symptom. Possible etiologies for your symptoms include acute bronchitis from viral or bacterial origin, bronchospasm from any etiology, etc. Depending on your other symptoms, the etiology of your shortness of breath can be cardiac, musculoskeletal, pulmonary, etc. You need to go to the er to be diagnosed and then treated. Call 911 if there's no ride! ...Read more

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Just got over a flu with a fever and enflamed throat. now I have a bad cough throat hurts and part of my back feels sunburned, inside of lip is peelin?

Just got over a flu with a fever and enflamed throat. now I have a bad cough throat hurts and part of my back feels sunburned, inside of lip is peelin?

Give it time: Viral illnesses run their course in about 10 days. If you are otherwise healthy, you will recover fine. Sometimes viruses can cause rashes or skin inflammation. That may be the sunburned feeling and lip peeling. Also, it could be dehydration, especially if you had a fever. Hydrate yourself with electrolyte/sport drinks. Suppress the cough with cough syrup so you can get a good night sleep. Rest! ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain in my head when i stand/bend over/move quick, also have an earache, stuffy&runny nose, cough, my throat hurts. whats wrong?

I get a sharp pain in my head when i stand/bend over/move quick, also have an earache, stuffy&runny nose, cough, my throat hurts. whats wrong?

R/O SINUSITIS : R/O SINUSITIS: Yes you should rest irrigate sinuses with saline/take a nasal spray like Nasonex (mometasone) and finish a 2-3week course of antibiotics ie bactrim/augmentin /cipro. avoid abrupt changes in pressure. Ie flying/scuba/swimming if diving or snorkeling is undertaken. These activities may increase risk of worsening sinusitis and potentially rupturing ear drum. ...Read more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more