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Kids in my daycare have rsv, strep, and bronchitis. I have a dry cough, sore throat, headache, temp of 100.9. No spleen. Should I go to dr or wait?

Kids in my daycare have rsv, strep, and bronchitis. I have a dry cough, sore throat, headache, temp of 100.9. No spleen. Should I go to dr or wait?

If you are working: with young children and have been exposed potentially to those illnesses, you should go to the doctor and get checked. This is for your sake and for the other well children there. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Constant chest pain, fever, hot flashes, dry cough, stuffy nose, headache, sore throat. Had a cold for a week but this all started today.

Constant chest pain, fever, hot flashes, dry cough, stuffy nose, headache, sore throat. Had a cold for a week but this all started today.

Go to ER: If you are having constant chest pain you need to go the ER. If you are having chest pain only with a deep breath that is likely due to a bacterial bronchitis which might be due to strep.. See your doc today or try Healthtap Prime for treatment (unless your chest pain is constant and you go to the ER). ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, chills, dry cough and have had a headache for two weeks now?

I have a sore throat, chills, dry cough and have had a headache for two weeks now?

Strep throat or viru: All of the symptoms sounds mainly like a viral ., but this could also be a viral upper and lower respiratory infection or atypical pneumonia. This could also be a strep throat. See your primary care physician. ...Read more

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I have sore throat, headaches, off and on fevers, and horrible dry cough. What could this be?

I have sore throat, headaches, off and on fevers, and horrible dry cough. What could this be?

Infection: Sounds like you have an infection. What kind - is a different question. Most likely viral, strep is a possibility but cough is less likely in its case unless it's from the throat irritation. If it's not improving, see doc. ...Read more

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Sore throat, headache, dry cough, no fever, green mucous in throat. What are these symptoms of?

Sore throat, headache, dry cough, no fever, green mucous in throat. What are these symptoms of?

Sinusitis: This could be an indication for a sinus infection either viral or bacterial-cannot say. You should see your doctor who can best determine what is going on and give you the appropriate medication. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, chest pain, headache, dry cough, and pain behind my ear. What could this be?

I have a sore throat, chest pain, headache, dry cough, and pain behind my ear. What could this be?

Cold? Flu?: These symptoms are typical for a common cold with bronchitis, or perhaps influenza (except it's the wrong time of year for the flu). If you have fever or otherwise concerned, or if the symptoms don't clear up in a few days, or if you just remain concerned, see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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


Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more