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Probably: Tamiflu (oseltamivir) works by stopping the virus from detaching from the host cell in your lung. This stops the virus spreading though the body, and the"bird flu" virus uses a similar mechanism, which appears to be inhibited to similar degree by the drug. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms: sinus pressure, runny nose, sneezing, nasal congestion, cough. Nyquil cold n flu or Mucinex (guaifenesin) fast max cold n flu night time? Which is better?
OTC cold meds: They pretty much work the same way. Cold symptoms should not last for more than 7-10 days. See a local doc if it does not resolve after that period or gets progressively worse. ...Read more
Partly: It may shorten the course of illness by a couple of days if started early in the course of infection. ...Read more
No: In first and 2nd trimester no medicine is safe better not even in 3rd trimester. ...Read more
After antibiotics for cough had sorethroat colds fever cough again.Now no more colds fever sorethroat but cough still lingering, do I need antibiotics?
Probably not . : Your cough might just be drainage from the back of your throat due to allergies , the cold weather, ; viruses .You may want to try any allergy medicines with expectorant if you need to thin out your mucus . Drink plenty of warm liquids, honey with tea, chicken broth , warm chocolate drinks , coffee etc.If you develop fever and your condition worsened, time to go back to your doctor for an exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Day1 sore throat
D2 high fever, weak,
D3 diarrhea, cough,no fever, no voice, weak, pox like rash (7 tummy)
Day4 cough, sore throat, no voice rash
Started withpost nasal drip & cough. Thursday, exhausted, temp 100 dizzy cough . Sunday diagnosis bronchitis. Today diagnosis pneumonia. On antibiotics. How serious?
Difficult to say: Difficult to answer specifically, so you should talk with your doctor. In general the "seriousness" of pneumonia can be judged by several factors.The risk posed by pneumonia is increased with age > 65, a fast rep rate or low blood pressure, confusion or delirium, and certain abnormal blood tests indicating problems with kidney function. Coexisting serious illness also increases risk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3yrold, high fever, neg. Influenza test, days of runny nose, cough. Now cough tight, runny nose, fever back should go back to dr? Virus? Day16 now
Flu 7 weeks, antibiotics and hospitalized. Headache, fever, tired. Immune system zero, allergylevels high.Apparently myco virus bloodscan. No imune syste?
14mnth old was diagnosed with a viral illness stomach flu a week ago.Now he is coughing, diarrhea, fever, runny/stuffy nose, sweats, less appetite.
See below: Probably has a upper respiratory cold too which stacked on top of the viral stomach illness. Since, i don't have enough info here, i recommend for you to use your instincts, if he looks very sick, see your doc. ...Read more
Cough for 3 months now,Doc has given me Azithromycin, promethazine, benzonotate,. currently taking amoxycilin& albuterolinhaler,still [email protected]?
? reflux: Often an under recognized cause of cough is GERD: gastroesophageal reflux disease. Stomach contents reflux up the esophagus and can irritate the throat, stimulating cough. OTC Pepcid works for this. Most often, a prolonged cough is multifactorial so the inhaler may be helping. Other strategies that often work are saline nasal washes, and steroid nasal spray. Consider seeing a Cough specialist! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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