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Wheezing coughing sneezing chest pains ?

Wheezing  coughing sneezing chest pains ?

See your doctor : Or go to ER or Urgent Care, chest pain and wheezing should be attended to ASAP ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

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


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Frequent coughing. Coughing up yellow/green mucus. Sore throat. Lightheaded/dizzy. Frequent urination. Runny nose. What could cause this?

Frequent coughing. Coughing up yellow/green mucus. Sore throat. Lightheaded/dizzy. Frequent urination. Runny nose. What could cause this?

Infection: You have symptoms of infection. Treat with rest, fluids and Tylenol (acetaminophen). If you are not better, be assessed by your doctor. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

Dr. Cody Mead Dr. Mead
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Cough phlegm chest pain with fever?

Dr. Cody Mead Dr. Mead
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Cough phlegm chest pain with fever?

See your doctor: You could have a pneumonia setting in. See your doctor for the appropriate evaluation. Get well soon. ...Read more

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Slight cough, chest pain and fever?

Infection likely: An infection involving the lung, airways, or pleura is possible. Probably not too serious but get checked out to make sure. ...Read more

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Nausea a runny nose coughing up yellow phlegm dizzines stomach pains tiredness and with my asthma sometimes breathing difficulties &tight chest fevers?

Nausea a runny nose coughing up yellow phlegm dizzines stomach pains tiredness and with my asthma sometimes breathing difficulties &tight chest fevers?

See your doctor: It sounds like you are either having a sinus infection or an asthma flare up. I think you need to see your doctor as soon as possible ...Read more

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Coughing up tinted pink mucous, dizziness sore throat, painful breathing, chest pain etc. Pneumonia?

Coughing up tinted pink mucous, dizziness sore throat, painful breathing, chest pain etc. Pneumonia?

Possible pneumonia: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications. ...Read more

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Coughing sometimes coughing up white mucous and some horasness get slight headache when coughing?

Coughing sometimes coughing up white mucous and some horasness get slight headache when coughing?

White mucus: This coughing up of white mucus along with hoarseness is typical of laryngopharangeal reflux. The mucus actually emanates from the base of your throat and not from the back of the nose or the windpipe. This is difficult to eradicate. Getting a headache from forceful coughing may not have a serious cause unless frequent headaches occur other times also. An otolaryngologist is best to evaluate you. ...Read more

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Dry unstoppable coughing attacks, sob, tightness in chest, constant burning throat and chest painful to cough, headache?

Dry unstoppable coughing attacks, sob, tightness in chest, constant burning throat and chest painful to cough, headache?

Cough: A cough can be one of the most perplexing and elusive of symptoms to pin down. From what you have said an allergy, bronchitis, sinusitis, medication effect, chemical exposure, asthma, reflux, among others may be possible. You will need to see a doctor with some skill in the area of cough and be willing to possibly devote some time to getting to the bottom of it. ...Read more

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Coughing up green phlegm chest pain?

Coughing up green phlegm chest pain?

Cough green stuff: And your question is? Need lots more information to be able to help. Consult with us here. ...Read more

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102.3 fever, chest pain especially when coughing and breathing, stuffy nose and runny too, sneezing, headache, dizziness, nausea, fatigue. Bronchitis?

Chest pain, fever: Too much to address in just 400 spaces. And with with a name like Cassandra you really should be seen, preferably in person, or maybe by a virtual visit? Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of ... ? ...Read more

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Tightness/congestion in my chest constantly. Slight stuffy nose/headache/teeth ache. No cough, no runny nose. Chest infection or anxiety?

Tightness/congestion in my chest constantly. Slight stuffy nose/headache/teeth ache. No cough, no runny nose. Chest infection or anxiety?

Sinus?: Usually anxiety doesn't cause the stuffy nose and headache. That would lead me to believe you have a sinus infection that could be causing some constriction in your airways. I would see your doctor or go to an urgent care to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Hard to breathe from nose, yellow sputum, painful cough, fatigue, and upper chest pain. No fever.

Hard to breathe from nose, yellow sputum, painful cough, fatigue,  and upper chest pain. No fever.

Infection: These symptoms are consistent with a viral upper respiratory tract infection which usually resolves without specific treatment in a week or so. Signs that a more serious infection is present include fever,chills,sweats,worsening cough, chest pain on deep breathing,increasing discolored sputum, and shortness of breath. See your physician if your symptoms persist or worsen?chest xray,antibiotics ...Read more

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Coughing up white frothy phlegm also chest pains ?

Coughing up white frothy phlegm also chest pains ?

Bronchitis: Chest discomfort with white phlegm may be from a viral bronchitis. If the phlegm turns yellow, green or red see the doctor to check for a bacterial infection which may respond to an antibiotic. Recurrent symptoms should always be evaluated by the doctor. Do not smoke or use any tobacco products... 'Prevention Works!' ...Read more

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Why chest pain when sneezing and coughing?

Why chest pain when sneezing and coughing?

Costochondritis?: Chest pain during coughing and sneezing can be due to inflammation of the junction of your ribs and cartilage (costochondritis) or a strain of a muscle between ribs. Other issue can cause similar symptoms so if it does not improve, you should see a regular doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp abdominal pain when coughing or sneezing accompanied by diarrhea?

Sharp abdominal pain when coughing or sneezing accompanied by diarrhea?

Hard to say: Cough or sneezing followed by abdominal pain could be consistent with pulled or strained abdominal wall muscle, hernia in the abdominal wall or even radiates from a pinched spine nerve. Diarrhea would be unusual in these, but you may have some component to of irritable bowel syndrome. If it worsens, you get pain that does not quickly resolves after sneeze/cough or spontaneous pain, go see UR doc ...Read more

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Yellow mucus coming out of nose, severe cough, have rattle sound/feeling in chest, breathing difficulty, chest pain/burning, hot/cold flashes?

Yellow mucus coming out of nose, severe cough, have rattle sound/feeling in chest, breathing difficulty, chest pain/burning, hot/cold flashes?

Sick.: Sounds like you are sick and need care now. ? pneumonia ? Breathing should not be difficult in a minor illness or cold. You should see the emergency department now or at least your doc first thing in the am. ...Read more

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3 year old with intermittent yellow discharge from eyes. Runny nose, occasional cough. Afebrile. Otherwise fine. ?

3 year old with intermittent yellow discharge from eyes. Runny nose, occasional cough. Afebrile. Otherwise fine. ?

Eye discharge & URI: You can you use saline nose drops to ease the cough & nasal congestion, keep washing the eyes with warm water but if the eye discharge is heavy, the eyes are very red or eye lids are puffy then you need to see you pediatrician. Good luck. ...Read more

Coughing Occasionally (Definition)

Coughing occasionally . Coughing = forceful expulsion of air or other materials from lungs ...Read more