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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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What could be causing pain in chest when i cough?

What could be causing pain in chest when i cough?

Several things: Muscular pain, pleural inflammation ( lung lining) or a rib fracture which is not nearly as common as the first two. ...Read more

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I have low-moderate probability of DVT/PE with a normal D Dimer, chest X-ray and ECG. Could my symptoms Leg pain/chest pain/cough still be a clot?

I have low-moderate probability of DVT/PE with a normal D Dimer, chest X-ray and ECG. Could my symptoms Leg pain/chest pain/cough still be a clot?

Low probability clot: There is a very low probability of any clot with a normal D Dimer. However, a venous ultrasound is the gold standard for finding a clot from the groin to below the knee and chest ct or mri of the chest would show a PE if present but I doubt that these tests are indicated. Follow up with your treating physician. ...Read more

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9 yr old son has fever, stomach pain, chest pain, cough, headache, pain when urinating. Ua has 100mg protein. Testing again tmrw. What causes protein?

9 yr old son has fever, stomach pain, chest pain, cough, headache, pain when urinating. Ua has 100mg protein. Testing again tmrw. What causes protein?

Fever: The protein in the urine is caused by the fever. But i think you might want to check with our doctor to make sure your son doesn't have glomerulonephritis which can cause all the above symptoms. ...Read more

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I am in need of something that will rid me of my constant cough and pain in my chest. My coughs are very dry and persistent, even through the night?

I am in need of something that will rid me of my constant cough and pain in my chest. My coughs are very dry and persistent, even through the night?

Depends...: There is no universal and absolute treatment for cough since cough can be caused by many reasons. The most common ones are allergies and acid reflux. However, asthma, pneumonia, cold, certain medications, among others could be the reason therefore the treatment varies. If cough medicine over the counter has not helped you will need to see your doctor in order to be examined and treat you as needed ...Read more

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Although i used an antibiotic, still I have pain on my chest :( and cough. What do you suggest to me ?

Go back to doctor: This cold be inflammation in the breathing tubes (the bronchi) or inflammation in the cartilage between the ribs or lingering pneumonia. All three conditions require different treatment. Go back to your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in the chest without cough and no other symtopms.Chests clean and blood preasure normal.Could that be infection?

Chest pain : Chest pain can be due to heart problem ( angina) pulled muscles in chest, pneumonia, pleurisy ( infection of pleura which is covering of lung ) , reflux , breast issues, rib fractures, skin infections. It's best to consult a doctor for detailed history and examination to find cause for your pain . http://patient.info/doctor/chest-pain-pro ...Read more

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I've been sick for a few weeks. Nausea, tightness and pain in my chest, dehydration, cough, and fever?

I've been sick for a few weeks. Nausea, tightness and pain in my chest, dehydration, cough, and fever?

Exam needed: That is a long time for these symptoms to persist and it's past time for your physician to evaluate you. A respiratory tract infection like viral or bacterial pneumonia is suspected. Your physician will order the appropriate tests and treatment. ...Read more

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Pain in chest when breathing and coughing, after 4 days of cold and cough?

Possibilities...: If you have a cough that is present for days to weeks, you may have musculoskeletal chest discomfort. This is the likely etiology if the discomfort is worse when coughing or taking a deep breath. If the chest pain is present all the time and does not get worse when coughing or deep breathing, then go to the nearest er today to r/o cardiac cause. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more