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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Common Cold (Definition)

Viral upper respiratory tract infection, or URI, is a condition where there is a viral infection of the nose or throat, causing redness and inflammation, runny ...Read more


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I've had cold-like symptoms for about three weeks and it won't go away. Is something wrong?

I've had cold-like symptoms for about three weeks and it won't go away. Is something wrong?

Sinus infection? : Check with pcp to rule out a sinus infection which is not an uncommon complication from a cold. ...Read more

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I am sick with cold like symptoms. I noticed a bump under the skin in my groin area. Is this something I should be concerned about?

I am sick with cold like symptoms. I noticed a bump under the skin in my groin area.  Is this something I should be concerned about?

Get it checked out: Feeling sick with lump in groin is concerning for HIV or bacterial infection with klebsiella granulomatis is possible, often starts as small, painless nodules appearing after 10–40 days following contact with the bacteria. Later the nodules burst, creating open, fleshy, oozing, and infection continues to destroy the tissue until treated. Not to scare u, but should consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about the actual symptoms of the flu and how do they differ from those of a common cold?

Can you please tell me about the actual symptoms of the flu and how do they differ from those of a common cold?

Sicker with flu: With true influenza, in addition to the runny/stuffy nose and congestion, you also get a much worse cough, chest tightness, fever is much higher and much more of headaches and body aches with influenza. While a cold is irritating and you feel under the weather, influenza makes you feel like you have been hit by a truck and run over again! ...Read more

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I have a question about possible cold like symptoms . is it possible to be symptoms of an std?

I have a question about possible cold like symptoms .
is it possible to be symptoms of an std?

Probably not: Of course, "cold symptoms" can mean many things. Typical sx of cough and runny nose are NOT sx of STI. Most STI symptoms are "local" (genital) and include rash, itching, discharge, or pain. That said, it is possible that an isolated "sore throat" could be a symptoms of something more serious like gonorrhea, but unlikely. ...Read more

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Ate a burger from a fast food place; about 3 hrs later I began experincing cold like symptoms..Scratchy throat, headache, etc.Is it related 2 what I ate?

Ate a burger from a fast food place; about 3 hrs later I began experincing cold like symptoms..Scratchy throat, headache, etc.Is it related 2 what I ate?

No, but....: It is doubtful that the burger caused your symptoms. It is more likely due to the high school kid working on the 'burger line' who coughed on your food! ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause a 3 year old to have cold like symptoms for 2 1/2 months?

Is there anything that can cause a 3 year old to have cold like symptoms for 2 1/2 months?

Allergies: If it is really 2 1/2 months straight without any break in the symptoms at all, it's not likely that it was "colds" but rather allergies. These could be to foods or environmental exposures. A good history and exam by her pediatrician or family physician can differentiate the two, and then appropriate treatment can be initiated. ...Read more

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I have cold like symptoms with pain in my right shoulder and pain under the right side of my ribs. What could this be?

I have cold like symptoms with pain in my right shoulder and pain under the right side of my ribs. What could this be?

Get evaluated: Simple physical exam will help give you a better diagnosis, if dr deem necessary, may need further tests like xrays. This is most probably muskuloskeletal. Get checked to get better. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more