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Does Vicks On The Bottom Of The Feet Help Stop Coughing
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
3 year old is limping. There is no bruising/swelling on his foot/ankle. It hurts on the bottom. Also has 100.3 fever, cough and running nose. Related?
Possibly related: It is possible that all the symptoms are related. However, with no apparent injury, I would suggest having your child evaluated by his DR. This may be secondary to a viral condition, but is concerning enough to warrant a full evaluation. ...Read more
Hi my son has cough and cold.he's almost 4months can i use Vicks 0 scent pads wid humidifier & rubbing Vicks on his chest & feet.wat can i do othr sug?
Hello I'm 27 weeks pregnant & I have a bad cough...can I rub Vicks vapor rub under my feet at night? And under my nose also?
Probably okay: I doubt that this would do anything more than give you something to do, but it is unlikely to bother baby. ...Read more
Infant Circulation: Dear mom, as long as your baby doesn't act sick, has normal activity, appetite and sleep then there is nothing to worry about. Infants normally have variable circulation to hands and feet which is the likely reason for your observation of cold hands and feet. Best regards, dr. Mease. ...Read more
I have athletes foot and also a terrible dry cough with gagging. Could they be related? can a foot fungus travel to the lungs if left untreated?
My mom age 50 has swelling and pain in both the foot for more than a month,her ESR is140,crp is 47,hb 8.3,cough for more than 2 months wt should we do?
See doc: Not enough info to answer that responsibly. What did the doctor who ordered the blood tests say? If you both are not happy with the information supplied, time to see someone else, a pulmonologist or a rheumatologist are both possible choices of specialists who may be able to help. Good luck. Let us know what you find out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nausea. Mild cough. Ankles and feet a little swollen. Frequent headaches. Hot flashes. These symptoms have been off and on the last 2 weeks. Help..
Nausea: You may be having an infection. Also any chance you are pregnant or have you started taking hormones? Best check with your doctor as it has been two weeks you have been sick. ...Read more
Slight cough upper right back pain for 6 weeks. 2 xrays and bloods taken. All clear. Slight tingle in hands and feet.
Could xrays missed something?
Diagnsd walk pneumonia
Z pac / 8 days steroid
Still cough/SOB towards 2pm -work 40 hrs on feet
Smoke a little
Back TO DR?
Longer therapy: Community pneumonias sometimes take longer to clear and require prolonged therapy with antibiotics. You should see your doctor for further advice and examination. ...Read more
Has fever for 2.5 days; taking paracetamol & cough medicine (hasn't seen a doc yet). It's 2:30 am &she is scratching her foot for past hour?
3yrold with a wet sounding cough on and off for a couple of weeks. He is now vomiting . Good spirits, no fever cool hands and feet. Be concerned?
Coughing +vomiting: I'm afraid so. Please call her pediatrician and speak to the answering service and seek help at an urgent care clinic if needed. Children are so remarkable in that they are often quite ill before acting ill. How many adults would be in good spirits after vomiting and coughing for 2 weeks? If the vomiting continues and is not just post-coughing vomiting, ER. ...Read more
My symptoms are:cough (productive - yellow muccus)runny nosewheezingand rash on tops of feet and sometimes on hands. Rash is itchy if i aggravate?
See Dr. ASAP: Orange stools not worrisome (usually from eating foods with a lot of beta carotene, like carrots, yams, etc.), but coughing, gasping for air and foot swelling could be a sign of a very serious problem. If only one foot is swollen, first worry would be a DVT (blood clot in vein, which can travel to lungs). If swelling in both feet, first worry would be heart failure. Get checked out right away! ...Read more
Sweaty palms & feet, nausea at times, difficulty breathing, coughing, congestion at times, no appetite , feeling not myself, dry cough for week.
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