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I have a cough that sounds like a seal. My nose is runny my throat is sore my chest is congested and i'm not eating very much. What should I do?
Drainage year round. No runny nose. Throat can be scratchy and singing gives hoarse-ish sound. Can often hack up a little colored sputum into the sink. Tips?
Whole body is tired & lazy. Blocked & runny nose, throat hurts & a bit fever. This cold & flu is tiring me. How to make it go away? Had orange juice
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Strep throat bacteria can cause stuffy nose symptoms sometimes, too. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with strep throat & URI on tuesday. My daughter (2yo) is now having a fever & runny nose & throat is red & has white spots -symptoms?
See her doctor: With you having strep recently and her having the symptoms and physical signs you describe, i would be suspicious for strep, but the only way to tell for sure is to see her doctor and have a strep test run. Good luck. ...Read more
Headache eye pain and nasal congestion only on left side of face with watery runny nose , throat and ear pain.. and now upper mid back pain?
You sound sick.: This all could represent a sinus infection, but the unilaterality and midback pain are curious elements. You really should have a good local examination by a physician today to know for sure what's going on. ...Read more
All of a sudden my nose is runny and my throat got this sort of tight feeling. It almost feels like something is blocking it. What could this be?
Cold, allergy, sinus: But which? That is the eternal question. If symptoms have been present less than 1 week & mucous is yellow or green it's almost certainly a cold. Rx: rest, lots of liquids, saline nasal spray, ibuprofen, aspirin, or acetominophen. When symptoms last more than a week it may be allergy or sinusitis. Mucous water, sneezing, itching - that's allergy. Cough, thick mucous, headache likely sinusitis. ...Read more