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Feel like i have air trapped in my left chest and dry nasal congestion its making me worried what should i do?
Fever up to 103.5, sore throat, dry cough, congestion, white post nasal drip, mild chest discomfort, headache, sweats and chills. Can it be flu?
Depends on cause.: A good thorough exam by an otolaryngologist should give you the answer. There are many causes of nasal obstruction:allergies, deviated septum, polyps, sinusitis, turbinate hypertrophy. Too many to get into in this format. You need to be evaluated by an ENT to figure this one out. ...Read more
Persistent, dry cough and congestion in the morning with normal temp. Previously lost voice for a few days (healed). Common cold?
I recently got off antibiotics for a UTI. Now I am having right flank pains again, and have a horse, dry cough and congestion. What could this be??
My 3.5yr old has head & chest congestion. Is it safe to give him Mucinex & Benadryl (diphenhydramine) together to dry up his congestion before it irritates his asthma?
No: Antihistamines such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can cause drying of the congestion in the lungs and actually can make his asthma worse. Lots of oral fluids would be better, and start treating his asthma early if it occurs. Mucinex may help loosen the secretions, but likely won't help his wheezing. ...Read more
Bloody mucus in morning. No headaches. No esophagus bleeding. No stomach body/ antrum bleeding. No congestion. Dry winter weather or sinusitis?
Cold for three weeks, nasal chest congestion, dry cough nowc followed by mouth sores on top pallet. Red bumps with large white sores?
Flu: You need to see a doctor. Do not delay. ...Read more