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My daughter was diagnosed with croup.How long does last and how long does stridor last, and is phlegm associated with the croup.

My daughter was diagnosed with croup.How long does last and how long does stridor last, and is phlegm associated with the croup.

Croup : Generally 3-4 days and improves with a one time dose of steroids; Deaxamathasone which may be repeated in 2 days if uncared. Breathing treatment are available for more rapid resolution of symptoms. Elevate her head and keep the room cool and not too dry. All the beast. ...Read more

Dr. Duane Gels
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Chest Congestion (Definition)

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How long does wheezy chest last with hay fever?

How long does wheezy chest last with hay fever?

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 more

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How long does chest pain associated with air embolism last?

How long does chest pain associated with air embolism last?

Untreated till death: Air embolism is a a serious lethal problem when air enter vascular system , like when placing central catheters , vascular disruptions, will loss of consciousness , convulsions , heart attacks, asssociate chest pains , deep water divers, release of micro bubbles of air causing neurological damage ( bends ). ...Read more

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Diagnosed with mastoiditis,my ear feels fine, no swelling or redness. Had a fever but antibiotics are working well. How long does this typically last?

Diagnosed with mastoiditis,my ear feels fine, no swelling or redness. Had a fever but antibiotics are working well. How long does this typically last?

A week : It could last 7-10 days could be longer if it was severe some might end up requiring surgery so it is unpredictable but the mild one with antibiotic 7-10 days ...Read more

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How long does rib pain associated with asthmatic bronchitis last?

How long does rib pain associated  with  asthmatic bronchitis last?

Usually muscle pain: The ribs themselves usually have no sensitivity with asthma or bronchitis, but the muscles between the ribs can become overly tired if they are working hard to help you breathe. Having the breathing issue settle down the aches & pains can resolve just like any other sore muscle, over time. ...Read more

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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??

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

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How long does decreased sleep associated with teething last?

How long does decreased sleep associated with teething last?

When tooth erupts: As teeth erupt babies can be fussy, sleepless and irritable, lose their appetite or drool more than usual. Try rubbing their gums with a clean finger, a small cool spoon or a moist guaze pad. A clean teething ring or pacifier will help. ...Read more

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How long does bad breath associated with nasal foreign body last?

How long does bad breath associated with nasal foreign body last?

Very short-lived : It should not last very long after removal, unless you've developed a sinus infection from it. Try a neti-pot or sinus rinses twice a day for 3 days, if not gone by then go see a nose and sinus specialist. ...Read more

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How long does back pain associated with HIV last?

How long does back pain associated with HIV last?

Etiology?: More info needed. Please contact your HIV doctor to discuss your symptoms. May need x-rays and some blood tests to see if related to HIV disease. Take care. ...Read more

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How long does bad breath associated with common cold last?

7-10 days: The common cold lasts 7-10 days so if this actually caused your bad breath then it should disappear when your cold disappears. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Had the flu, fever etc. Dr. Prescribed amoxacilin and other meds, now after 4 days 35.7c* hard to breath and frequent cough, is it normal ?

Had the flu, fever etc. Dr. Prescribed amoxacilin and other meds, now after 4 days 35.7c* hard to breath and frequent cough, is it normal ?

See a doctor ASAP: If you really have influenza you should not have been treated with antibiotics as they are not only worthless, but potentially dangerous. Your symptoms now suggest the possibility that you have involvement of your lungs and any time your are short of air this is a potential medical emergency. Go to a doctor or an er now before this becomes more severe. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does back pain associated with syphilis last?

How long does back pain associated with syphilis last?

See below: Syphilitic disease of the spine, similar to bone and joint syphilis elsewhere in the body, may be encountered following either the congenital or acquired forms of infection. It may manifest itself, first, as an arthralgia or backache; second, as a necrosis of the vertebrœ, and, third, as a; charcot spine accompanied by cerebro-spinal degeneration. It may be a life long issue. ...Read more

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1 yr old with chest congestion for 7 days coughs but not frequent and not productive. No fever. Can hear the congestion when breathing Go to dr?

1 yr old with chest congestion for 7 days coughs but not frequent and not productive. No fever. Can hear the congestion when breathing  Go to dr?

Yes. Your child is : at the upper end of the age range for bronchiolitis caused by Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or may have bronchial spasm in reaction to another respiratory virus. His doctor will distinguish small-airway wheezes from large-airway rattles. Cough & cold medications are not given to children < 6 years old, but If indicated, bronchodilators are prescribed for infants & children. ...Read more

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How long does implantation bleeding last and symptoms associated with it?

How long does implantation bleeding last and symptoms associated with it?

Variable: Most women so not experience implantation bleeding. When it happens, it can be highly variable. ...Read more

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How long does malaise associated with mastitis last?

How long does malaise associated with mastitis last?

Resolve w/ treatment: Malaise with a breast abscess is not a common symptom. This usually means a more serious infection that may be beyond the breast. Treatment for a breast abscess include drainage/aspiration and antibiotics. I highly recommend you contact your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Loury
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Nasal Congestion (Stuffiness) (Definition)

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