Doctor insights on:
Cough With Back Ache
33yrs old smoker persistent cough, right sided back ache, fatigue, no weight loss, healthy appetite, anxiety leads me to believe I have lung cancer?
Chesty cough, blocked noise, hurts where my ribs r when i cough and my back.Aches and pains, my neck.Think my gland r swollen, but throat not sore. Flu?
Probably viral: Sounds like upper respiratory infection or flu caused by virus. Coughing hard can elicit soreness in ribs. Sometimes pleuritis, inflammation of lining of lungs can mimic rib pain. If symptoms get worse and difficulty with high fever and change in severity of symptoms, should contact your physician. Sometimes superimposed bacterial infection can occur.Smoking will worsen cough. ...Read more
On vacation and have these symptoms: throat is "cobblestoned"/inflamed, headache, eye pressure, heavy chest/hard to breathe, cough, back & body ache.
Go to the Doctor: Anyone with a report that they have a heavy chest and find it hard to breathe needs to be seen by the doctor urgently. ...Read more
Bronchitis for over 3 wks, been on 2 courses of antibiotics and am still sick. I get very dizzy from coughing and my back aches will any OTC help?
Call your dr.: They need to know your progress and symptoms. They may deceide to prescribe different or additional meds. ...Read more
What to do if I have a really sore throat and a terribly chesty cough, an aching back and it hurts for me to cough, is this just a chest infection?
CXR: you have to see your doctor to have chest x ray to r/o peumonia ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer