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How Long Does Chest Congestion Associated With Normal 01 Wk Last
My 3 yr old has moderate chest congestion, after having a mild fever a few days ago. Fever gone. How long is ok with congestion before taking to dr?
Be patient, mom!: As long as your child is not asthmatic, viral upper respiratory infections (aka colds) resolve in about 2 weeks. Try honey, mentholated rubs and delsym (dextromethorphan) for cough relief, but avoid otc cold symptom relievers. Red flags: return of fever, marked lethargy or unusual irritability, audible wheezing or marked difficulty breathing. ...Read more
Can bronchitis last a long time ? Still bad lung congestion with cough and pheghm... no fever . 98.9 .. pregnant curious how long it will last
Might be asthma: If you have wheezing associated with your hay fever, you may have asthma. A pulmonary function test may be helpful in determining if you have asthma. People with asthma usually notice most of their symptoms when their allergic rhinitis flares up ( hay fever ), or they get a cold. You may be completely without symptoms at other times. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
19wf. For the last year I had experience 'brain fog' or being disconnected . Lasts a min. Comes and goes with no apparent triggers.No headache or dizziness . Good energy levels. . Had mono 3 mos ago, recent BW was ok with MCV, MCH of79/24.worried??
Many potential: First thing I would suggest you doing, is having an EEG, an electroencephalogram. This will determine, if these periodic brain fog may be related to a seizure phenomena, another cause of brain fog that comes and goes, is migraines. Usually, these are accompanied by a headache, although not always. Constant brain fog, is common with autoimmune diseases like lupus. Other potential causes, are hormon ...Read more
Coughing for a few months, mild mostly dry. Month and a half mild shortness breath.what can it be? How long before pneumonia symptoms show?
This is not pneumoni: Pneumonia is an acute infection of the lung. It develops rather suddenly, over 3-5 days and does not linger on for more than one to 3 weeks. Anything persisting longer requires complete evaluation for allergies or for a more chronic condition. Go see a Pulmonologist for further advice. ...Read more
Have been constantly full, bloated in upper abdomen since overcoming stomach flu 4 days ago. Is this normal & how long does it usually last? (21yr, f)
Normally, how long after taking clarithromycin will a person with severe throat and nose flu (almost but not sepsis) gets back to his normal appetite?
Have had minor, lingering cold for 10+ days. No fever. Normal energy levels. As of last 3 days there is mucous in my lungs. Concerning?
I'm a 38 y.o. Female...I delivered our 4th child 5 weeks ago via c-section...Ihad a quick normal recovery; however, 10 days ago I began running a low grade fever with night sweats...I went to urgent care and they did all the normal tests plus BW...all
My son is 13 month old.He suffers from viral fever after every 40 days period with fever 102°to 103°f and recovers within 7days. Is it normal ?
Depends probably yes: This age child, if in day care, will experience a high frequency of viral infections. This is to be expected. If the child is thriving and gaining weight, there is probably no worry. Again this is extremely common in this age group. Please check with your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take for chronic subderal hematomo to show up? How rare in young adults are they? Had mild concussion 1 month and 8 days ago no ct
Varies: The term chronic when used with subdural hematoma just refers to the time period it has been present. Subdural hematoma formation usually occurs following an injury, although they can occur with other causes such as the use of blood thinners for example. A neurologist or neurosurgeon are the specialists that typically treat them. Don't hesitate to be seen and thoroughly evaluated. ...Read more
13 month old has had a low grade fever of 100.4-100.9 for the past 3 days. How long does a fever typically last and when should I take her to the doctors? She has no other symptoms except diarrhea one time.
Depends: The fever often depends on the type of germ involved & where it is located.Many infant illnesses are viral & fever will last several days before recovery. As long as baby is taking in enough fluids to wet every 6hrs or better, is playful for much of the day & has no specific symptoms you can let it run its course. If baby can't seem to be playful at all, looks sickly or otherwise spooks you go in. ...Read more
Can meningitis cause any long term immune issues? Recovered, but 3 months later still long bouts of fatigue/aches. Follow up labs have been normal
Sounds pretty normal: This doesn't sound like you have any "immune issues". It is very common for people to feel wiped out, fatigued, and so on for a few months after any severe illness. Discuss with your doctor, but these feelings probably will gradually clear up. Good luck! ...Read more
Recently i experienced a really long flu (5weeks) with the regular symptoms, e.G. Cough, runny nose and weakness (usually 2-3 days). What can it be?
Long flu: U may have developed a bacterial or viral pneumonia on top of the influenza. If you're still having symptoms, especially difficulty breathing, see fp for evaluation, possible chest radiograph (x-ray) & treatment based on findings. Be sure to get annual influenza vaccine & the pneumonia vaccine if u haven't already had it. ...Read more
My 4 month old has had a slight cold for 5 days, no temperature but runny nose and slight cough. Dr said she's fine. How long will cold last?
How long does fever last with the flu. I've been sick 5 days now. Temp is never over 100. So how long does fever usually last. ?
Began tuesday 9/24. Peak horrible symtoms begining 3 day later and lasting for 2 weeks. Mild fever, tiredness, congestion, chest pain?
My 7 yr old has had a temp between 100-101 for 4 days. Light phlegm, rare cough, no throat pain/redness. Appetite- energy near normal. Go to dr or?
Viral infections: Viral infections are common in childhood and are expected to occur several times per year in children under 12. Your chiild's school may have a fever policy, ask the school nurse. Viral infections typically last less than a week, for more than a week, see a doc. Or if fevers are associated with dehydration, ear pain, shortness of breath, wheezing, unusally severe headache, or behavior change, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had endoscopy when presented to hosp after projectile vomiting blood. breathing tube was used. i am still hoarse after 7 wks. how long does this last?
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