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How Long Does Cough Associated With Influenza Last
I hav talking induced dry cough that last for several weeks after exposure to cold air,air condition& after influenza infection.any help about reasons?
Reactive airways: Hello Tarek, Sometimes after a severe respiratory infection, the cough can linger for a few months. The airways can become inflamed and spasm. Certain triggers can cause this to occur including excessive talking, laughing and cold air. If it persists beyond a couple of months, you should see your local doctor to ensure that there is not another reason for the cough. Pamela Svendsen, MD ...Read more
Influenza is a viral respiratory infection that causes cough, fever, chills, sore throat, muscle aches and headache. While most healthy people suffer few complications from the flu, it can be deadly for pregnant women, babies and children, the elderly and those with weak immune systems. That's why it's so important to get the flu shot to protect yourself ...Read more
I had Influenza A last week, now a cold. I cough to the point of gagging. I do not smoke, my throat is not sore but I'm hoarse. Can I make this better?
Influenza since Tuesday. Was feeling better last night. Woke up today miserable. Why? Cough is now productive and eyes are watery/goopy. What's wrong?
Treatment: This is normal for the flu. Are you on an antiviral to treat the flu? There have been a lot of deaths from the flu this year but we do have effective antivirals that can help. If you haven't been seen and treated, you need to be. The earlier you start meds the sooner you'll feel better. ...Read more
Can allergic-influenza rhinitis last 2 months with dry cough and dry, bloody-fatty nasal Ep. with edema at nasal back? Clean Thorax and nasal Röntgen.
M.D. visit: From your history and description, these symptoms may represent an allergic reaction which can cause red irritated eyes and nasal passages. Sinusitis caused by an infection is also possible, but the drainage would be thick and fever is typically associated. I would suggest a nasal steroid and taking the loratadine daily until the symptoms improve. Your physician will also screen you for asthma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Viral Infection: Two areas should be considered. The first, viral infections set you up for bacterial infections to develop later, such as, sinusitis, pneumonia, and bronchitis. Second, viral infections can cause dysfunctions in other organs, such as, your thyroid , heart, liver, and you should return to be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
What is the chance I have influenza based on the rapid test in the ER that says influenza? I have a cough and fever and a bad migraine.
Very high.: If the rapid test in the er says you had flu (and flu's been going around in your area), then there's a good chance you have flu. Cough, fever and bad headache certainly go along with this. For most healthy people, flu goes away on it's own (5-10 days). If you were given any medication like tamiflu (oseltamivir) by the ed doc, you should take it. If fevers last longer than 4 days, you should get rechecked. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do I have pneumonia, bronchitis or influenza i had a severe headache for 3 days and then began with productive cough, which is now dry more than productive. I have mild sob and no fever, but I am aching, fatigued, unable to sleep and suffering from interm
I am taking Tamiflu (oseltamivir) and steroids for influenza type B. Can I take something to help with the symptoms: head and chest congestion, sore throat, cough?
I have had a fever from 100 to 104 for the past 4 days, after two trips to urgent care I did not have influenza a or b, it is a viral infection and respiratory infection. I was given cough syrup with codine and have been alternating motrin and tylenol.
Check temperature: I agree that most likely you do not have bacterial pneumonia which some patients develop following a viral infection. Viruses may cause damage to the lining of the airway. In the meantime, a humidifier and staying well hydrated, while recovering are suggested. If you have problems breathing and/or fever, please see your physician. If the cough lasts longer than 3 weeks, follow up is advised. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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