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Severe Cough And Sore Throat
Weezing, hacking cough with severe dry raw sore throat , what can help my throat heal and how can I make sure i don't get this again ?
Severe cough and stuffed nose, faint sore throat, spleen hurts exp when I cough & very tired/ sore/ headaches/chills?
No it isn't: Leave your spinal cord out of it. Brain and spinal cord are completely devoid of sensory apparatus in their own tissue. Pain sends a message to the brain of actual or potential tissue damage; the CNS gets such messages from everywhere but itself. Your neck is packed tightly with among other things bone, connective tissue & muscle. They are the most common sources of pain, NOT your spinal cord. ...Read more
Have had a cough now for 3 and a half weeks - mainly dry, but sometimes with phlegm. Severe sore throat at night. Should I be concerned?
I told my dr bout a severe sore throat and cough. She prescribed doxycyl. Looking it up I found it doesn't help colds flu etc. Why was I given it then?
What medicine do I take for severe sore throat and cough? I had strep throat about 3 or 4weeks ago.
R/O Strep: It would be a good idea to rule out recurrent strep throat and if there, treat with antibiotics prescribed. In the meantime, warm salt water gargles, chloraseptic spray, herbal tea with lemon and honey, avoid spicy and citrus foods, OTC pain relievers as needed. Ice cream or cold drinks if helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Friend has uncontrollable cough, clear sputum, sore throat, and feels weak. His spouse is also sick now, less severe. Would pepto bismol help throat?
What medicine would help a severe sore throat? I can't breathe swallow or it hurts real bad. I also have nasual congestion to. I have a hard cough to.
SORE throat suggest: Hydrate, lozenges especially cepacol which has mild anesthetic properties, tylenol, advil, throat coat tea are suggestions. If fever, large lymph glands, or infected looking tonsils then get culture for strep. With other symptoms most likely viral. Since you're on humera more likely to get bacterial infection so if not better soon see md. Consider mononucleosis.Severe pain-narcotics, Lidocaine gel. ...Read more
What can I take for a severe cold? Stopped up nose, cough, sore throat and sneezing. I need some relief
Options: Rest, hydrate well with water & stay far, far away from cigarette smoke. You can keep mucosa moist with a humidifier. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Slippery elm bark lozenges are another option. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Consider use of tylenol or non-steroidal anti-inflammories. See below. ...Read more
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