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Bad cough hurts chest to cough diarrhea stomach pain cold chills through body but body temperature is hot ?

Bad cough hurts chest to cough diarrhea stomach pain cold chills through body but body temperature is hot ?

Viral: You sound as if you have a viral infection. I would go onto a fluid only diet for 24 hours, take two Tylinol 500mg every four hours and get an OTC coug h syrup with guiafenasin in it. If this does not work see your doctor ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Xray Of Chest (Definition)

A chest x-ray is the basic radiographic study for evaluation of the heart and lungs. It usually consists of 2 views: postero-anterior and lateral. The image is now usually acquired digitally with the sensor placed against the front of the chest for the pa view and on the left side of the chest for the lateral view. Pneumonia, heart enlargement, CHF and many other ...Read more


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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.

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

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32 weeks pregnant my cough hurts my chest and bringing up lots of dark mucus as well?

32 weeks pregnant my cough hurts my chest and bringing up lots of dark  mucus as well?

Call your OB MD: You need to contact your treating OB MD for examination and advice as he/she is aware of the entire prenatal medical history and exam. ...Read more

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I've had flu like symptoms for four weeks, and now I have developed a cough that hurts chest, has mucus and feels very dry in the throat. What is it?

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I've had flu like symptoms for four weeks, and now I have developed a cough that hurts chest, has mucus and feels very dry in the throat. What is it?

Influenza vs URI vs: If you've had flu symptoms, you might have influenza. But you might also just have a common cold or upper respiratory illness. Pneumonia comes to mind if you also report fevers, sweats, chills etc along w/worsening symptoms. Amount & color of phlegm doesn't tell us anything about cause of cough nor requirement for antibiotics. Best to go see your family doc. ...Read more

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I have had a lump on the right side of the back of my throat & sore throat feeling for over a month.Cough hurts my chest.

I have had a lump on the right side of the back of my throat & sore throat feeling for over a month.Cough hurts my chest.

Go get checked: The lump is probably your tonsil, but it could be something else. Your doc can probably tell with a look of that's the problem. ...Read more

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After exercising i always do this like very hard weird cough that hurts my chest. Do you know what this can be? What do I do?

After exercising i always do this like very hard weird cough that hurts my chest. Do you know what this can be? What do I do?

Exercise Asthma: Your cough may be caused from a condition called exercise induced asthma. You need to make an appointment with your family physician. A full medical history and complete examination needs to be done. Pulmonary function tests may be ordered or simply a trial of an inhaler to reduce the symptoms of the cough. ...Read more

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I have a deep cough that hurts my chest. I have had bronchitis before should I be worried?

I have a deep cough that hurts my chest. I have had bronchitis before should I be worried?

Possibly pneumonia: I have found that when people have a deep cough associated with pain on taking a deep breath they often times have pneumonia. You should be evaluated by a physician. If this has been a long-term problem then you definitely need to be evaluated as there are other causes. ...Read more

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I am now worried because when i cough my chest hurts. I barely got any sleep last night. Will i die?

I am now worried because when i cough my chest hurts. I barely got any sleep last night. Will i die?

Chest pain: The cause for cough should be identified and treated. Repeated bouts of cough could cause chest pain. You need a physician visit to get physical and diagnostic tests. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the cough? My chest hurts so bad what medicine works?

How can I get rid of the cough? My chest hurts so bad what medicine works?

First,: Why are you coughing? That needs to be determined as simple suppression is not advisable for a number of reasons. The inciting process may continue, the suppressive medication may not work, and may actually have significant unintended side effects. Have a medical professional examine you. ...Read more

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When i cough my chest hurts and burns i'm sick with cold like symptoms when i cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

When i cough my chest hurts and burns i'm sick with cold like symptoms when i cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

Flu: Current flu has prolonged periods of dry cough, but you need to see physician to rule out pneumonia, gerd, reactive airway disease among other causes. See a doctor. ...Read more

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When i cough my chest hurts and burns i'm sick with cold like symptoms when i cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

When i cough my chest hurts and burns i'm sick with cold like symptoms when i cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

Croup: A barky cough is usually associated with croup and this is most commonly viral. Rest fluids and try warm moist aerosol therapy. ...Read more

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When i cough my chest hurts and burns i'm sick with cold like symptoms when i cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

When i cough my chest hurts and burns i'm sick with cold like symptoms when i cough sound like a bark at times what could be wrong?

Probably a cold: All these things could occur with a cold. Colds lasting more than 10 days may have developed into a sinus infection. If you have fevers and a headache influenza is a possibility. Pertussis could give you a cough that just won't let up, give you barking cough, or make you cough until you vomit. If your symptoms seem to be going on too long, see your primary physician. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

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


Chest Burning (Definition)

Usually if your chest burn, it could be an issue with digestion. Although whenever you have issues with your chest be sure to contact your dr to be evaluated. Usually heart problems cause chest pressure or pain right under the sternum, but not chest burning. The esophagus runs through the chest and if its irritated, it could give the feeling of ...Read more