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Dr. Sue Ferranti
3,448 doctors shared insights

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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For 2 month have heavy coughing when cough slight pain in chest do not smoke and also have history of asthma?

For 2 month have heavy coughing when cough slight pain in chest do not smoke  and also have history of asthma?

Need better control : This suggests that your asthma is not well controlled and the heavy coughing has led to costochrondritis (inflammation of the rib joints). Need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Upper back pain, feels like i've got a constant cramp for 3 days now. Uncontrollable coughing and pain in chest too.. What should I do to stop cough ?

Upper back pain, feels like i've got a constant cramp for 3 days now. Uncontrollable coughing and pain in chest too.. What should I do to stop cough ?

Visit your doctor: I am concerned about you. Where you are now is manageable but would not want you to get any worse. You should go say hello and let them make some recommendations. Best of luck! ...Read more

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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

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

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Just had flu, havr slight cough, no pain/chest issues, no stuffiness..do have seas. allergies. I feel like I must breath in deeply. Is this allergies?

No: Have trouble breathing in is from upper airway obstruction or anxiety. If this becomes a recurrent problem then you need to make sure that your anxiety is resolved (with psychiatric counselling as well as medications) and consult an allergist or ENT to evaluate your upper airway area (vocal cord dysfunction is one possibility.) ...Read more

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3 weeks ago I had a terrible cough, pain/burn in chest etc; minor bronchitis (z-pac and predisone). I have these symptoms again, is it something else?

3 weeks ago I had a terrible cough, pain/burn in chest etc; minor bronchitis (z-pac and predisone). I have these symptoms again, is it something else?

Possibly: If your cough is from new-onset asthma, this is what one would expect. On the other hand, you might have had a sinus infection which had not responded to Z-Pak. You need to consult your doctor again to get examined . At the minimum, a lung function test should be considered. ...Read more

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Tight chest, haven't had asthmatic flare up in years, no cough, pain in mid chest going up towards trachea, shortness of breath with activity.

Tight chest, haven't had asthmatic flare up in years, no cough, pain in mid chest going up towards trachea, shortness of breath with activity.

Asthma symptoms: Sounds like your asthma is flaring up even if you don't have a cough or wheezing symptoms. You need to see your doctor so you can be prescribed an inhaler. You may need to have a spirometry test done to confirm an asthma exacerbation. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more