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I Have A Cough That Just Wont Go Away
More info, please!: How long have you had it? What makes it better? or worse? Do you smoke? Are there any other symptoms, like fever, weight loss, trouble breathing? Ask again, and give more details. Remember that there is a 150 character limit for questions, inc. spaces and punctuation, so keep it brief but complete! ...Read more
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
See ENT: Evaluation should include a chest x-ray, fiberoptic scope evaluation of your nose and larynx. The problem can be allergy or sinusitis dripping from your nose, acid refluxing from your stomach and esophagus, asthma, and others. Sometimes it is a twitchy vocal fold for months after a cold. Pertussis can cause a cough for months as well. An ENT can usually help. ...Read more
I have a blister on my leg that won't go away. The doctor said it could of been anything but it just won't go away. Any help?
I have a cough that doesn't seem to go away feels like I have something in my throat n makes me cough what can I take?
Two things: It could be posterior nasal drip from sinuses, if continues, have ENT scope it. Good luck. ...Read more
Get checked: You need to see an ENT specialist to evaluate this. There could be some type of intranasal lesion, mass , or more commonly something such as nasal polyps. Even more commonly, this could be an allergic problem. I wouldn't be alarmed, but it is in your best interest to have a good exam and check up. ...Read more
Can a sinus infection get worse without treatment? I thought mine went away but now I have really bad headaches still that wont go away.
Sinus headache: Yes, untreated sinusitis can worsen and cause serious medical risks, especially if the sinus involved is the sphenoid sinus (deeper in the skull). Although what most people call sinus headache is actually a migraine, if you have headaches associated with prominent nasal congestion or heavy think nasal discharges you should see your doctor for treatment. Hope you feel well soon, . ...Read more
I have a really nasty cough that has lasted for a while now. Should I go to the doctor I feel fine just this cough .
I have rash on my back it won't go away my doc said it is white tissue or something like that i can't get if to go away any suggestions?
See derm: See a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment . Some problems cannot be treated, however. ...Read more
I have a cold i had a sore throat does it go away on its own i called my dr she said it will but how can I tell if I have bronchitis?
Bronchitis : You will have colored secretions if you need antibiotics with fevers or chills. Just drink plenty of water and get plenty of rest and you should get better good luck and good health.! ...Read more
I have a really annoying cough that just won't go away if I talk I cough every other word in bed I cough constantly what can this be just a cold?
Possibilities...: Possibilities include post-nasal drip, gerd, especially if it worsens when you lie down. Another possibility is bronchospasm from any cause. These diagnoses all have different treatments so an evaluation by your doctor is necessary for diagnosis and treatment. If you smoke, you need to quit and you doctor can also help with this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have this black bubble under my tonge. I've been getting them for a while now. I don't smoke or anything like that. How do I make it go away?
Oral lesion: Should see a doc, it could be anything. ...Read more
I has a stuffy nose for a while and it went away now its a constant cough and it wont go away i do smoke could it be sinuses or from smoking?
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic chalazion: You most likely have a chalazion, not a stye. A chalazion is a chronic infection in the eyelid gland, causing a small pea-shaped lump in the eyelid. This may respond to warm compresses and oral antibiotics, but sometimes this needs to be incised and drained. This is a simple office procedure that is not difficult for the patient to go through. See your eye doctor if this doesn't get better. ...Read more
Allergies: Most likely cause will be chronic allergic rhinitis or chronic sinusitis. If there is associated fever or sputum discoloration, infection should be considered. Nasal spray along with decongestant should help. Antibiotics can be added if indications of infection. If no improvement, may need testing to rule out any immune dysfunction or any specific allergies. ...Read more
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