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finshd augmentin 9/20 for sinus infec. Since 9/19 Runny nose w. DRY wheezing cough & Tickley throat could it b anoth infect or pneumonia? No fever thx

finshd augmentin 9/20 for sinus infec. Since 9/19 Runny nose w. DRY wheezing cough & Tickley throat could it b anoth infect or pneumonia? No fever thx

Most likely viral: This most likely is a viral respiratory infection like rhinovirus or adenovirus. If you are having significant wheezing or difficulty you should be seen by a physician. ...Read more

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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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My 20 month old has a cold with a runny nose, coughing and wheezes when he breathes. Is there anything he can take for the coughing?

My 20 month old has a cold with a runny nose, coughing and wheezes when he breathes. Is there anything he can take for the coughing?

Wheezing: The cough may be related to the wheezing you hear. The usual over the counter cough and cold medicines do not usually help wheezing. The best thing is to see the pediatrician for the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Treating a Cough (Checklist)

Try over the counter cough medications at the start of a cough
Daily
If the coughing persists or worsens, see a doctor promptly
Once
If you have chest pain or shortness of breath with cough, see a doctor
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Why have i started wheezing after my cough left? Had postnasal drip led to cough, now runny nose, a week into this and now wheezing.

Why have i started wheezing after my cough left? Had postnasal drip led to cough, now runny nose, a week into this and now wheezing.

See a doctor: It looks like one thing is leading into another started with a cold, now probably affecting your breathing. You need to have it checked and treated, you may have a bronchitis. Call your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a low grade fever cough a lot wheezing runny nose?

I have a low grade fever cough a lot wheezing runny nose?

See doctor: Sounds like a respiratory infection. However it is impossible to make a diagnosis based on 3 symptoms in one sentence. ...Read more

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Treating a Cough (Checklist)

Take an expectorant
2x day
Use ginger and turmeric to help with cough and inflammation
2x day
If not better in 3 days, consult doctor to possibly get an antibiotic
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9mo baby has runny nose, fever, irritable/fussy with a wheezing type cough.Is this just a cold or should I be concerned. Also has been diag.W/ reflux?

Fever & cough: You baby's symptoms may just be a cold but the fact that he has acid reflux and is also irritable, fussy and wheezing makes me more concerned. Please have him checked by the pediatrician today to rule out any bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Treating a Cough (Checklist)

Drink plenty of water
Once
Take over-the-counter antitussive medicine (such as Robitussin)
Once
If short of breath, chest pain, fever, or worsened cough, call Dr.
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My 3yr old woke up wheezing, complaining about his throat and tummy hurting. He has a bad bad cough and runny nose what do I do? & what does he have

My 3yr old woke up wheezing, complaining about his throat and tummy hurting. He has a bad  bad cough and runny nose what do I do? & what does he have

Possible virus: Wheezing, cough and runny nose can be symptoms of a virus. Frequently there is fever as well. If these symptoms have occurred before or become recurrent, this could be early signs of asthma, especially if the child has eczema, food allergies, hayfever or parents with asthma. Wheezing suggests significant lung involvement and warrants a trip to the doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Rhinitis (Definition)

Rhinitis is the medical term for runny or watery nose. Rhinits can be triggered by viral illness, allergies or by even stepping ...Read more

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Wheezing (Definition)

Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound during breathing. It occurs when air flows through ...Read more

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