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I Have A Bad Cough And My Chest Hurts
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
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? It's been their days.
I have a bad cough from sinus infection that has gotten worse and now my chest hurts extremely bad when I cough, taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?
For 5 days I have had a bad cough that hurts my throat so I have had a sore throat some headaches & when I'm on my side and i breath my chest hurts?
Chest pain: Time to go see the doc and see what is going on. ...Read more
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?
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
Last year I travelled a lot to asia and be came very ill with a bad cough, high temp and difficulty breathing. Since returning I have constantly been fatigued and have had reoccurence of the symptoms. I have chest pain when breathing and when not breathin
I've had a bad cough for two years and was told its acute bronchitis 6 times. Now I have chest pain/shortness of breath/wheezing. What do I do?
She had been in burnt houses doing clean up, now she has a bad cough, sore throat, chest pain, &shortness of breath. What will help?
Don't treat at home: She needs to see her doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have I fever of 101 I'm 34 an extremely bad cough with green mucous and chest hurts and just got over stre throat what is this also achy body?
I have a really bad cough, every morning I cough up a bunch of yellow/green flem, my chest hurts, and my throat hurts. No fever. What could this be?
Your symptoms could be due to a variety of causes. Much depends on the details you can provide such as duration, severity, aggravating/alleviating factors. Your symptoms could be due to a cold, sinus infection, allergy, acid reflux, tonsillitis, etc. If your symptoms persist beyond 5-7 days, see your doctor so they can prescribe appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have a bad cough, when i breath in real deep it makes me cough. I've coughed so much that my chest has begun to hurt. What can I do?
My body hurts I have a bad cough and head feels like it is going to explode. My eyes burn my chest hurt it's hard to breath what is wrong with me?
Influenza: The "flu" is my guess. But we'll all be guessing without seeing you so give your doctor a call for a quick visit. ...Read more
I haven't eaten in 2 weeks because my throat and chest hurt so bad when I swallow and I have a bad cough. I haven't eaten in 2 weeks because my throat and chest hurt so bad when I swallow and I have a bad cough. The doctor said it's not strep throat and they
If you were given antibiotics and it did not work then there are two possibilites. One it is a virus and will not respond to antibiotics, two, your infection is caused by a bacterium that is not sensitive to the antibiotics given. By the date of this post about five days has passed. If you are still experinecing these symptoms you need to go back to your doctor. You could be dealing with a peritonsilar abscess which is a medical emergency. On the other handif you are better, you likely had a virus that is clearing.
Take care. ...Read more
I feel a growing painful lump in my throat to chest when I burp. Super painful. I recently had the flu and still have a bad cough what is it? It hurts
Do I have pneumonia? It hurts so bad in my chest ribs & lungs when I breathe I have a bad cough runny nose sore sinus cavaties & a horrible headache
I've had a bad cough and cold for about 2 weeks now and it hasn't got any better also the middle of my chest and back hurts, I've been taking medicine.
I have strep. Is having a bad cough that hurts your chest normal or should I go back to the doctor??
Trending better?: If you know you have strep throat you are probably already on antibiotics. An over the counter cough medicine, like Delsym (dextromethorphan) would help the cough. Analgesics would help the aches, so I would give it a couple of days to see if you are trending better. If you are trending worse over the next couple or three days, I would go back to the doctor. ...Read more
36 had cold now burning in chest when cough and hurts to take deep breathe also an allergic asthmatic. Not a bad cough sound but small amount ofyellow?
As a health care aide how long should instay off work with pnemonia have bad cough with back and chest pain?
All symptoms of pneumonia except fever. Could it still be pneumonia? Chest pain, bad cough, trouble catching breath, slight wheezing, etc.
Woke up today w bad cough, no sputum (non-productive) that causes chest pain. Minor trouble breathing, runny nose, temp 99.2 f. cold or bronchitis?
Both: A cold is an upper respiratory infection. Acute bronchitis is also an upper respiratory infection. I would say you have both: acute bronchitis caused by a cold. The risk is that you may have a LOWER respiratory infection (i.e. pneumonia) — the fever is the worrisome sign. You need to be seen by your doctor ASAP. Sometimes antibiotics really are needed! ...Read more
URI w/ ear infection and BAD cough, taking Augmentin 875. Now, severe rib pain on right side and back. No chest pain. Rib injury from coughing?
Possible: Yes, it is possible to fracture a rib from coughing although I have more common, y seen it in older and frail people. ...Read more
I have had MRSA 3 times. Now I have a very sore throat, enlarged lymph nodes with abscesses over them, chest pain, red eyes, and bad cough. Mrsa again?
Probably: The abscesses over the lymph nodes is a sign of mrsa. Get cultures and antibiotics. Check your gammaglobulins. ...Read more
Throat and chest: Frequently, itching is a symptom of an allergy. Post nasal drip from the nose or sinuses can lead to irritated throat and cough. Asthma can present as a recurrent cough and asthma is frequently associated with allergies. An evaluation could include lung function testing, allergy testing and possibly sinus ct scan. ...Read more
What do I have? I have a bad cough, tightning of the chest, stuffy nose, stopped up ears, feel clammy and achy and a little sore throat
You : You likely have an upper respiratory infection. Stay well hydrated with water. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or non-steroidal antiflammatory medications can help with the achiness, headache and with possible fever. Gargling several times a day with warm salt water would help the throat. An oral decongestant would probably relieve some of your symptoms. If you develop a fever of 104 or above or have any difficulty breathing, then recommend you be seen at an er or acute care clinic. If you aren't getting better within a week you should contact your physician. Hope this passes quickly. ...Read more
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