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Dr. Sue Ferranti
3,357 doctors shared insights

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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I have a bad cough from sinus infection that has gotten worse and now my chest hurts extremely bad when I cough, taking augmentin?

I have a bad cough from sinus infection that has gotten worse and now my chest hurts extremely bad when I cough, taking augmentin?

Who gave u Rx?: Whoever the doctor was that prescribed Augmentin is the person you should go see asap. If you did this yourself, go get help from a qualified person. ...Read more

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What kind of flu like symptoms do I have, when my chest hurts & a bad cough?

What kind of flu like symptoms do I have, when my chest hurts & a bad cough?

Flu ?: Common flu symptoms are low grade temp, body aches, runny nose, congestion, sneezing -- you may have more than flu and it could be pneumonia -- go see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a bad cough and chest pain. I don't have a fever. Can you have pneumonia without a fever? Or do you always have a fever?

I have a bad cough and chest pain. I don't have a fever. Can you have pneumonia without a fever? Or do you always have a fever?

Either: you can have pneumonia without fever although it is usually present. If you have severe or worsening shortness of breath, high fever, vomiting, or any other worsening symptoms you should go get an evaluation. ...Read more

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What can someone do for a bad cough with chest pain?

What can someone do for a bad cough with chest pain?

Antitussives: The best relief from cough is prescription medication. Usually this comes in two main forms 1) non-narcotic 2) narcotic. Most of the non narcotic forms use antihistamines or affect the cough receptors themselves (ie benzonoate). Narcotic cough medications usually contain either Codeine or a synthetic Codeine (like hydrocodone). ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
2,878 doctors shared insights

Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more