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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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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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I've had what i believe is flu and in4th day. Have had severe night sweats on night 2 and 3. Is this common. Symptoms are cough, aching head joints?

I've had what i believe is flu and in4th day. Have had severe night sweats on  night 2 and 3. Is this common. Symptoms are cough, aching head joints?

Influenza: The symptoms you describe are classic for influenza and while people talk about a "touch" of flu it is often more like a sledge hammer. At this point i would continue to treat symptomatically with Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen and hopefully in a few more days you'll feel better. Next year you should get a flu shot of you didn't this year. ...Read more

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Feeling very ill heavy chesty cough really tight when coughing ache in my arms when cough also hurts in the back bring up brown spit chest feels tight?

Feeling very ill heavy chesty cough really tight when coughing ache in my arms when cough also hurts in the back bring up brown spit chest feels tight?

Get well soon!: But to make it happen you probably should get examined and treated. Also, try very hard to avoid spreading this - cover your mouth, when in public, wash hands, etc. Drink lots of fluids and rest until you can see a doctor (soon!). If you have a fever - stay warm and expedite that trip to the doctor. ...Read more

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I have mild nausea, an inconsistent sore throat, no rash, headache, or fever, but I do have congestion, minimal cough, aches, fatigue ?

I have mild nausea, an inconsistent sore throat, no rash, headache, or fever, but I do have congestion, minimal cough, aches, fatigue ?

Viral illness: You probably have an upper respiratory infection. Symptomatic care such as fluids and antipyretics are in order as well as saline nose drops for the nose and cough.A vaporizer and plenty of rest are also very helpful. ...Read more

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Had body aches for about 12 hours with stinging cough. The aches are over and the cough is still present. No fever, what could this be?

Had body aches for about 12 hours with stinging cough. The aches are over and the cough is still present. No fever, what could this be?

Viral Illness: You have the symptoms of a viral illness. Treat the symptoms, lots of fluids, lozenges and cough drops for cough. See your doctor if the cough persists or is worse. ...Read more

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I've had a juicy cough, body aches. Fevers have ranged from 99.5-101.2. 3rd night and it hit 102. I haven't taken Tylenol & can't take Advil. Advice??

I've had a juicy cough, body aches. Fevers have ranged from 99.5-101.2. 3rd night and it hit 102. I haven't taken Tylenol & can't take Advil. Advice??

See doctor: You can take tylenol for the fever and cough syrup but with fevers that high you may have something serious like pneumonia. If your fevers persist or if you are short of breath at all see a doctor right away. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Levin
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Aches (Definition)

Aches are ...Read more