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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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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


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Will cough worsen after getting a Rocephin (ceftriaxone) shot for strep throat? When should I see improvement in my symptoms?

Will cough worsen after getting a Rocephin (ceftriaxone) shot for strep throat? When should I see improvement in my symptoms?

See answer: Cough usually is not a symptom of strep throat. And if it is, it shd not get worse with use of Rocephin (ceftriaxone). However antibiotics may take time to start working. Symptoms may get worse before antibiotics start working. Even tho strep is being suspected it may still be a viral infection. Best wld be to wait a while ( 2-3 days) and if still getting worse have urself re evaluated. ...Read more

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Strep throat doesn't cause respitory symptoms such as cough runny nose and trouble breathing right?

Strep throat doesn't cause respitory symptoms such as cough runny nose and trouble breathing right?

Possibly...: Your throat infection could result in bronchospasm and airway inflammation which could lead to the symptoms you describe. So, see your doctor for evaluation as there are effective treatments. ...Read more

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Can you have strep throat symptoms for just one day, I awoke yesterday with fever_ sore throat, no cough or runny nose but woke up today and was fine?

Can you have strep throat symptoms for just one day, I awoke yesterday with fever_ sore throat, no cough or runny nose but woke up today and was fine?

Sore throats: Most likely you had a viral sore throat, which is the most common cause of a sore throat . Recommendation would be to check for strep if you have had a sore throat for 3-4 days that is not getting any better. Glad you are feeling better. ...Read more

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Can Strep Throat cause you to cough up blood?

Can Strep Throat cause you to cough up blood?

Yes: Infected tonsils often bleed easily. If the amount of blood is large or continues, see your doctor so he/she can look at your tonsils. Also check to see if the blood is coming from your nose. All the best. ...Read more

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I tested positive for strep throat today. I also have a cough. Is it normal to have a cough with strep? It makes it harder to breathe. Thank You

I tested positive for strep throat today. I also have a cough. Is it normal to have a cough with strep? It makes it harder to breathe. Thank You

Not specifically: While many with strep will have more drainage that might trigger cough, it is not a common feature of strep throat.If you are having pain associated with breathing it would be worth a call to your doc's office to discuss your change in symptoms. There may be additional things your doc would like to check in your case. ...Read more

Strep Throat (Definition)

It's a throat infection caused by a strep bacteria that responds rapidly to most antibiotics. There can be a number of other bacteria involved in addition to strep so a regular culture (not just a quick strep ...Read more


Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more