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Cough In The Chest
When i cough hard my chest rattles and nothing comes out.. What could it be?! i don't feel any pain in my body..
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
For the last three days I have had painful cough which hurts chest. It is very bad at night with an hour or more of coughing fits during night.
See your doctor: See your doctor as soon as possible in order to determine the cause of the cough. It is likely chest wall pain from some sort of bronchitis however your doctor will need to rule out more serious causes such as bacterial pneumonia or pulmonary embolism. You will likey need a chest x-ray. Keep track of any fevers, discolored sputum, or associated symptoms such as shortness of breath. ...Read more
I've had a cough for over 3 weeks an its not getting any better my full body hurts when i cough especially my chest I don't know what to do now...
Seek help : There can be many causes for your persistent cough. If you're not having fevers or chills and not producing a colored sputum, infection is less likely. If you're generally healthy, Postnasal drip needs to be considered. Acid reflux can also be a cause. See an internist who will ensure there are no important underlying causes for your cough that shouldn't be ignored. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby is 8 months and has had a cough and congestested chest for 2 weeks. Her cough does not sound better. Should I see a dr?
I have a cough, and some chest congestioni usually workout everyday, and don't want to skip, what should I do?
Observation: If you are a generally healthy individual and you have no fever, no productive cough of brown or blood tinged sputum, are not short of breath or having pain when you breathe, then you should simple rest, take in lots of liquids and observe. If any of the above, then you should see a primary care physician. Use common sense and if concerned, seek care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had chest congestion 2 weeks ago & dont know that its gone or not. During the 5 day medication got cough & cold. I can feel cough in my chest ?
ACUTE BRONCHITIS: Your symptoms are consistent with acute bronchitis . You need to be reevaluated labs and CXR done to rule out pneumonia. You will probably need a different course of antibiotics and a nebulizer to give deeper penetration for medication Please get evaluated promptly! If wheezing progressive a course of steroids may be tried ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Getting over cold still have a cough Its a deep cough sometimes My chest has been hurting, especially when I move (sit to stand) how can I alleviate?
Post-tussive cough.: When we're sick with an upper or lower respiratory infection, the cough tends to be the last symptom to clear. This is called a post-tussive cough which, as you can surmise, means "post-cough cough". The coughing itself makes the cough linger. The solution? Cough suppressant. ...Read more
I keep coughing and my chest hurts. For a week or two now , every time i cough i cough a lot and my chest on the left side starts hurting.. Any suggestions about what it may be?
Cough: You should go to the dr. And be checked, there are many possibilities. ...Read more
I have a cough for 3 weeks already and every time i cough my left chest is hurting(sharppain),also i lose weight since the cough started.What disease?
My 8 month baby has been having a cough and congested chest, his temperature is not been normal, should we go to the er?
Back in March I had an infection that caused dry cough along with chest pain. Cough lasted 2 months but chest pain hasn't gone away. Suggestions?
Chest wall strain : if you had cough so long it can cause strain of chest wall muscles, tendons,ribs...pain in chest, especially with derp breath, sneezing.change of position. #1 treat cough! if gone #2 keep deep breathing exercises - ok to use Advil (ibuprofen) if tolerated up to 800 mg every 8 hours . Condition called " costochondritis" common. Check w MD if need Chest X ray to check other reasons. . ...Read more
Coughing for about a month. Sudden attacks of cough. Body pain. Chest pain and weakness. When he moves or breaths it causes him pain. What could be?
Is green sputum,while I am fighting cold,a sample 4having course of antibiotic?its th 7th day and still.Only trebon.37.3c max temp,cough,no pain chest
Fighting infection: Green sputum means that your body is fighting the injection. It could be a viral or bacterial infection. Antibiotics work only on bacterial infection. If you take antibiotics while you are having a viral infection it will cause more harm than good. If you start having fever, facial pain, shortness of breath, blood in the sputum than you will need further evaluation and possibly antibiotics ...Read more
8 yr. old diagnosis with pneumonia x2 in 3months. Now has occasional deep cough, nonproductive with chest pain.
I have a lingering cough after a chest cold, getting a pain on left side near armpit when coughing, no other symptoms.
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