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Im coughing real blood and I've got chest pain. No fever, but constant cough (big smoker). Will amoxicillin take care of it?

Im coughing real blood and I've got chest pain. No fever, but constant cough (big smoker).  Will amoxicillin take care of it?

NO: You need a bronchoscopy and cat scan thorax. Coughing up blood or hemoptysis is one of the possible presenting symptoms for lung cancer. You need to see a pulmonologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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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


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Constant dry cough for several days. No appetite. Random bouts of nausea. Feeling lethargic. Face feels hot, sweaty palms. No fever.

Constant dry cough for several days. No appetite. Random bouts of nausea. Feeling lethargic. Face feels hot, sweaty palms. No fever.

A cold: Not all viral infection induces a fever especially at the early stage. But if the problem gets more severe or persists more than 2 weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more

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3 year old has a dry raspy cough. No fever and has a good appetite she has a good appetite and in good spirits. Has a little runny nose?

3 year old has a dry raspy cough. No fever and has a good appetite she has a good appetite and in good spirits. Has a little runny nose?

Cough treatment: Use bulb syringe to get rid of mucus in nose, then use salt water nose drops 4times daily take her in wash room and turn on hot shower. Let her breath in hot steam have her sleep with vaporizer. Elevate mattress. Use vapo rub on chest. Push fluids but avoid milk. ...Read more

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Had a fever ranging from 99.5- 02.1 for past 5 nights, having excessive night sweats, dry cough and loss of appetite. Doc hasnt been much help. Ideas/?

Had a fever ranging from 99.5- 02.1 for past 5 nights, having excessive night sweats, dry cough and loss of appetite. Doc hasnt been much help. Ideas/?

Fever 101.2?: Is there any possibility you were exposed to tuberculosis? Depending on what part of the country you are in, there are other infections that are possible, like histoplasmosis. You may want to get a second opinion from a lung doctor so that you can be diagnosed and treated. If you are short of breath, go to the er. ...Read more

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Dry cough for wk. Now low grade fever, loose cough, body aches, headache, eye pain, nausea, no appetite, congestion, .

Dry cough for wk. Now low grade fever, loose cough, body aches, headache, eye pain, nausea, no appetite, congestion, .

Viral: It is most likely a viral infection and one can only treat the symptoms. If the symptoms are severe, you will need to see your doctor to get some cough suppression. Tylenol may help the body ache, nasal decongestant spray may be used for up to 5 days maximum. It usually takes 7-10 days to recover. ...Read more

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Dry cough now with yellow sputum. Nausea on and off, feeling warm all over, no fever. Jittery, loss of appetite. Running nose at times & sweaty palms

Mgt: You may have influenza infection or another viral illness. Please monitor your temperature, drink fluids and if you don' t improve your PCP can evaluate you for pneumonia. If you are experiencing shortness of breath, please see the ED. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more