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Dr. Phillip Goebel
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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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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Corey Clay
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Rhinitis (Definition)

This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more


Dr. Linda Green
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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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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Was really sick non stop cough, weezing and runny nose for 5 days. No more cough. Still stuffy and throat has lots of salvia. Normal?

Was really sick non stop cough, weezing and runny nose for 5 days.  No more cough. Still stuffy and throat has lots of salvia. Normal?

Mgt: Most viral illnesses will clear up in 10 days. If you continue to have a cough, any wheezing or congestion, your physician may prescribe additional medication. ...Read more

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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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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Dr. Ronan Monsef
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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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Dr. Robert Killian
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I've had a cough, labored breathing (some wheezing), and a runny nose the past few days? Do you know what this could be?

I've had a cough, labored breathing (some wheezing), and a runny nose the past few days?  Do you know what this could be?

Respiratory Illness: You are describing a cold and/or flu. A doctor seeing you would also look for other problems such as other infections and pneumonia. It sounds like you are miserable and thus it may be wise to get in to see someone today. ...Read more

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Dr. Abby Caplin
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2 year old has a really bad cough, wheezing, fever on n off, runny nose, n vomits sometimes. Inhaler helps breathing but cough very bad please help..

See doctor!: Your child must be seen right away by a doctor before the difficulty breathing gets worse. The cough and wheezing may be evidence of severe asthma, which can be life-threatening if untreated! ...Read more

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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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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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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Wheezing (Definition)

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


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