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Cold for three weeks, nasal chest congestion, dry cough nowc followed by mouth sores on top pallet. Red bumps with large white sores?

Cold for three weeks, nasal chest congestion, dry cough nowc followed by mouth sores on top pallet. Red bumps with large white sores?

Sinus infection?: The mouth sores on your palate sounds viral, but if you have been sick for 3 weeks you might have a bacterial infection requiring antibiotics. See a doctor, rest and drink plenty of fluids. ...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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I have no nasal congestion and a dry cough but i can feel something rattling around in my chest when i cough I have no other symptoms either is this allergies or a cold?

I have no nasal congestion and a dry cough but i can feel something rattling around in my chest when i cough I have no other symptoms either is this allergies or a cold?

Could be either: They symptoms are likely related to an upper respiratory infection; however depending on the time sequence and persistence of symptoms, allergies could be playing a role if there is no improvement in the near future. Should the symptoms persist or should they worsen, i recommend seeing your primary doctor and possibly an allergist. ...Read more

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My 2 years old daughter have symptoms of common cold .Serious nasal congestion, runny nose cough, sneezing , chest congestion.No fever.What 2 do?

My 2 years old daughter have symptoms of common cold .Serious nasal congestion, runny nose cough, sneezing , chest congestion.No fever.What 2 do?

Not much: Gentle suctioning of nose and running humidifier especially during the night will relieve the discomfort. Otc or prescription "cold meds" do not make much difference. Seek a medical attention if she develops heavy breathing, fever of over 101f, or fussiness. ...Read more

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My son is 3 years of age and from birth till now he always suffer from cold cough flu chest congestion. Help?

My son is 3 years of age and from birth till now he always suffer from cold cough flu chest congestion. Help?

Recurrent infections: Children will experience more colds and infections especially if they attend daycare, exposed to cigarette smoke or were forn very premature. Chronic or recurrent congestion, cough may indicate allergies and/or asthma. Less common is an immune system problem predisposing children to recurrent, severe or unusual infections. An allergist can assist in sorting these out. ...Read more

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My baby had cold,cough n chest congestion for more than a wyk. Doc gave medcine. Still not fully recoverd. Now she refuse to eat. Wat could it be.plz?

My baby had cold,cough n chest congestion for more than a wyk. Doc gave medcine. Still not fully recoverd. Now she refuse to eat. Wat could it be.plz?

Have her seen again: It may have been a viral infection and now she has a secondary infection.If she refuses to eat or drink have her checked again. ...Read more

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I am currently taking 50 mg of sertraline and I have a cough with chest congestion. What can I take for my for cold?

I am currently taking 50 mg of sertraline and I have a cough with chest congestion. What can I take for my for cold?

Viral URI: There a dozen or more otc cold tablets or syrups available and you can choose one based upon your symptom complex and what you would like relieved, or consult with your friendly pharmacist. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

Dr. Duane Gels
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Chest Congestion (Definition)

Chest congestion is a symptom of increased secretions in the airways, which often occurs with viral or bacterial infections of the lung or upper airway. Sometimes chest congestion can be a sign of fluid buildup within the lung ...Read more


Dr. Mark Loury
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Congestion (Definition)

Congestion refers to any situation of "backup of fluid." Congestion may refer to the sinuses being backed up with mucus, while pulmonary congestion refers to a backup of fluid into the lungs due to ...Read more