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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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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


Dr. Gutti Rao
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My chest hurts, I have a bad cough, back pain, it hurts to cough, eating makes me sick, and I have mucus. What do I have wrong? Its been there days.

Dr. Gutti Rao
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My chest hurts, I have a bad cough, back pain, it hurts to cough, eating makes me sick, and I have mucus. What do I have wrong? Its been there days.

Cough chest pain: All your symptoms point to bronchitis or pneumonia. You need to see your doctor for a thorough checkup. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
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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?

Dr. Martin Raff
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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?

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

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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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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. Brad Eilerman
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I have a bad cough and chest pain for almost a week?

Dr. Brad Eilerman
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Pneumonia: Consider pneumonia. Also consider inflammation of the lining surrounding the lung or chest muscles. See your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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What can someone do for a bad cough with chest pain?

Dr. Aaron Milstone
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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
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What does it mean when your chest hurts really bad when you cough?

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest pain: If coughing hurts chest it could be due to bronchitis, pleurisy or something musculoskeletal. First see your doctor, try figuring out why you ate coughing as much. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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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


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