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Dry Cough And Heavy Chest
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
Dry unstoppable coughing attacks, sob, tightness in chest, constant burning throat and chest painful to cough, headache?
Cough: A cough can be one of the most perplexing and elusive of symptoms to pin down. From what you have said an allergy, bronchitis, sinusitis, medication effect, chemical exposure, asthma, reflux, among others may be possible. You will need to see a doctor with some skill in the area of cough and be willing to possibly devote some time to getting to the bottom of it. ...Read more
I have a cold and heavy dry cough. Chest pain when breathing ans shallow breathing and left shoulder blade pain when coughing. Very lethargic?
Problematic : The combination of symptoms could mean that a simple viral upper respiratory infection is now tracking lower down into the lungs. The shortness of breath and chest pain could indicate development of an early pneumonia or pleurisy. You need to visit your nearest Accident and Medical Clinic for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Started out as Shortness off breath (3 weeks) with Night Sweats, then congested and green phlegm and Horse voice(1 week) with dry cough and tight ches?
My cough started off as a wet cough and now it went to a dry cough. Wheezing when i breath. Chest pain. And shortness of breath.
Nausea a runny nose coughing up yellow phlegm dizzines stomach pains tiredness and with my asthma sometimes breathing difficulties &tight chest fevers?
Bad cough nasal drainage sore throat hot flashes chest feels heavy lots of congestion plus sinus pressure my son has bronchitis and pneumonia ?
Need 2 c ur doctor: Very much possible that you have the same bug as your son , better get seen, you may need prescription medicines, in the interim: rest, if you can, fluids, nasal saline wash, salt water gargles and pain killers, wish you and your son wellness ...Read more
I have mid back lung cramping. Some mild pain when inhaleing and exhaling. With dry non productive cough.
Dry rough cough fits when take deep breaths, chest pain, shortness of breath, body aches, fatigue, sore throat, sneezing, headache, nausea. ideas?
Flu like illness: It sounds like you have a respiratory infection- whether that's the flu or any one of other germs remains in question. If you see a doctor, they can perform diagnostic tests to help figure out what you have (cultures, blood work, chest X-rays etc). You may have 'reactive airways' - something like asthma that could trigger the paroxysms of cough you describe. Hope you can schedule an apt with doc. ...Read more
Most likely a viral: Syndrome but your physician could provide a more definitive answer. ...Read more
102.3 fever, chest pain especially when coughing and breathing, stuffy nose and runny too, sneezing, headache, dizziness, nausea, fatigue. Bronchitis?
Chest pain, fever: Too much to address in just 400 spaces. And with with a name like Cassandra you really should be seen, preferably in person, or maybe by a virtual visit? Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of ... ? ...Read more
7 days ago dry cough, sore throat. since 3 days ago cough with yellowish phlegm and pain in chest with deep breaths and back while exhale. ?
Possibilities....: do you have a fever? Your symptoms sound like you may have acute bronchitis or even pneumonia. It could be viral or bacterial (bacterial more likely with fever!). You need to see a doctor for diagnosis and treatment. If you smoke, you need to quit to decrease airway inflammation. Good luck! ...Read more
Tight sore chest. Coughing up strips of light red blood. Got a cough and temputure and sore throat. Feel shivery and cold.
I been having shortness ofbreath, the feeling to inhale deeply, dry cough, weakness, sometimes chest and back pain?
Need medical exam: Shortness of breath and chest pain should always prompt a medical exam, because they can be caused by life-threatening problems. However, they can also be caused by anxiety. If a thorough medical evaluation shows that lungs and heart are working well and there are no basic metabolic problems, then it may be necessary to explore anxiety and panic attacks as the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing wheezing worse by lying flat occurs with skin flushing turning red and hot cough with phelgm hard to breath runny nose chest tight?
Shortness of breath tight chest with cough sore throat headache & constant fatigue... Is it more then a cold?
Problematic : The combination of symptoms could mean that a simple viral upper respiratory chest infection is now tracking lower down into the lungs. The shortness of breath and tightness could indicate development of an early pneumonia. You need to visit your nearest Accident and Medical Clinic for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just getting over cold and now have a cough, tight chest and feels like phlegm on chest and my chest feels cold and wheezing?
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