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Im coughing real blood and I've got chest pain. No fever, but constant cough (big smoker). Will amoxicillin take care of it?

Im coughing real blood and I've got chest pain. No fever, but constant cough (big smoker).  Will amoxicillin take care of it?

NO: You need a bronchoscopy and cat scan thorax. Coughing up blood or hemoptysis is one of the possible presenting symptoms for lung cancer. You need to see a pulmonologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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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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Headache, sore throat, runny/stuffed nose, deep chest cough, hot and cold. No fever. A cold or more?

Headache, sore throat, runny/stuffed nose, deep chest cough, hot and cold. No fever.  A cold or more?

Cold or more??: If it just a cold, usually there are evident signs of respiratory distress. Those are rapid breathing (more than 24 x/min); nasal flaring;?; chest retractions; and use of the accessory muscles of respiration. If none of thes are present the cough is much more likely to originate at the pharyngeal level. An excellent med for type of cough is benzonatate. ...Read more

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My chest feels heavy and when I take deep breath I cough no fever, and i've had cough for two months?

My chest feels heavy and when I take deep breath I cough no fever, and i've had cough for two months?

Persistent cough: Cough is a common symptom of a cold, but most are gone in several days. For new cough that persists for > 2 weeks, the most common causes are: bronchospasm with spasms of cough on breathing out all the way and a sensation of tightness with or without wheezing. The other possible diagnosis is pertussis (whooping cough) where sustained coughing can make you feel like you're going to pass out. ...Read more

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When does a very bad cough need imm med attention? No mucus or fever. Cough so deep causing pain in chest. And makes breathing clear hard. Pneumonia?

When does a very bad cough need imm med attention? No mucus or fever. Cough so deep causing pain in chest. And makes breathing clear hard. Pneumonia?

Peroxide Humidifier: Do you have a cool mist humidifier? Fill it with one bottle of hydrogen peroxide, and two bottles of water. That will give you a 1% aerosolized mist of hydrogen peroxide. Just put it in your bedroom, or wherever you happen to be. The peroxide kills the bugs on contact (virus or bacteria) and breaks down into water and oxygen. I've used this regimen to treat pneumonia without antibiotics. ...Read more

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Have pain in chest area near heart when i cough, breathe deep. Causes? Seriousness? No fever or other signs of illness that i'm aware of.

Have pain in chest area near heart when i cough, breathe deep. Causes? Seriousness? No fever or other signs of illness that i'm aware of.

Costochondritis: Often of viral origon the cartillage along the breastbone can become sore. Usually we make sure your heart and lungs are good and look for tenderness in the anterior chest to the side of the breastbone. Take some Motrin or aleve (naproxen) to help calm it down. ...Read more

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My 3 and a half year old has a deep cough i'm her chest no real fever and a rash on her back a d neck that is raised red spots size of a pen point?-

My 3 and a half year old has a deep cough i'm her chest no real fever and a rash on her back a d neck that is raised red spots size of a pen point?-

Cough and rash: A cough and a rash may be associated symptoms of a viral infection. To be sure, have your child evaluated by his pediatrician to confirm. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more