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Watchful waiting: A five year old with a cough and congestion for a few days can be watched at home and treated with fluids, humidifier and perhaps an OTC cough product (although they probably are not very effective). Your child should be seen by a doctor if there is wheezing, short of breath, fever, unable to drink fluids, or just "looks real sick" to you, especially if it lingers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Day 13 of a cold. I feel fine but have mild congestion that's causing some post nasal drip &hence coughs. Is 13 days unusually long?
I think I have enterovirus- headache, mild congestion, localized rash on belly that lasted two days.Should I get tested to see if this is what I have?
Diarrhea???: You forgot the main symptom of enter overall infection---- ie GI symptoms. Anyway, testing for it will not change course of action and management. Sounds like some sort of viral infection ( even if not enterovirus!). All viral illnesses run 7-10 day course--- with or without treatment. Just keep yourself well hydrated. ...Read more
Feeling similar to "brain zap" - minor allergies with mild congestion in head - 50mg zoloft/day - could either be the cause? Concerned!
Yep.: Either could be - or both. Many questions like: for how long, previous times - same symptoms? What else are you taking? Etc. I thinkyou want your dr to check this out. ...Read more
I've had mild congestion and lately shortness of breath chest tightness. Today when i cough my chest burns. No fevers or any other symptoms.
LO fnshd antibiotics for a virus 1 day ago. has had runny nose for over a week. Mild congestion.mucus is mostly clear ,some foggy.Is This long normal?
Why do my frontal sinuses appear slightly darker(shadow) in the mirror?Mild pressure+mild congestion, morning eyelid swelling, clear mucus, no fever.
Colonoscopy: mucosa patchy mild congestion and erythema within transverse colon.diverticula in descending colon with mucosal inflammation is it IBD?
I have had a mildly sore throat for about 2 weeks. 2 white dots on tonsil that are small but growing. No fever, mild congestion. Anything I can do?
Tonsillar stones?: You may be having an illness but the duration of the symptoms and the persistence of white spots on the tonsils suggests tonsillar stones, a not serious but bothersome condition. Your doctor can help you make a clear diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a slightly scratchy, sore throat with watery eyes and mild congestion with clear mucus. Is it a cold or allergies?
Got the flu 3days ago&have had mostly fever&mild congestion.Now getting a sore throat. Always cold&weak. Starting to worry, feeling worse, visit er?
Virus: It appears that your virus is working its way down to the throat and later the trachea(windpipe). This is not unusual for the flu and you're still in the viral stage. I would sit tight for now with tylenol (acetaminophen) unless there is worsening fever, shaking chills and heavy cough which could indicate a bacterial infection and probable need for an exam and antibiotics. ...Read more
I over exerted myself with extreme long duration hike 4 days ago. Since then been feeling extreme fatigue, swollen glands, sore throat , mild congestion. Is this normal reaction to excessive exercise?
I have a fever at 100.4, achy back and legs, sore throat and mild congestion but no runny nose. Occasional mild cough. How likely is it flu or strep?
PICC line w/tip in sup vena cava. Mild posterior congestion & background of volume overload w/possible trace left pleural effusion? Explain Please...
Stuffy nose caused mild chest congestion, isn't productive, no other symptoms, unresponsive to otcdecongestants. Its day 4, when should I be concerned?
Cold Symptoms: I understand your discomfort. Cold symptoms may last up to 1 week. Please be concerned and see the physician for: productive cough which is yellow or green increased congestion in the chest persistent fever over 101 degrees pain in the ears difficulty in swallowing wheezing. ...Read more