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Sore Throat And Cough But No Runny Nose
I don't see a: Question here. Please re-phrase and re-submit. Sounds like a cold, though. If that was your question... ...Read more
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
I have a sore throat, dry cough, fatigue, sometimes runny nose and body aches. Is this a cold, flu, or upper respiratory infection?
Sore throat, cough and a runny nose. I always end up with bronchitis when I have these symptoms. Is there anything I can do to prevent it?
Viral infection: If the symptoms just started a few days ago, it is a viral infection. If it has been more than a week, it needs to be checked out by a doctor. ...Read more
Can you have strep throat symptoms for just one day, I awoke yesterday with fever_ sore throat, no cough or runny nose but woke up today and was fine?
What can I do for a cold at home. Feeling cold and hot, sneezing, sore throat, dry cough and runny nose. Is this flu?
Influenza usually: Manifests with severe headache, cough, and high fevers. Home remedies are antipyretics, antihistamines, cough supressants, and decongestants, all otc. Make sure you stay well hydrated, use a vaporizer, rest, and avoid allergens. See a doctor if it lasts more than a week. Good luck. ...Read more
What can I do for a cold at home. Feeling cold and hot, started with a slightheadache sneezing, sore throat, dry cough and runny nose. Is this flu?
I am very fatigued, I have body aches primarily in my legs, loss of appetite and a sore throat as well cough and runny nose. Temp 101.0
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). A couple days of throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can help. ...Read more
Lower part of my uvula is white, sore throat, coughing, hurts to swallow, runny nose/stopped up. Please advise, weekend & my Dr. Office is closed?
Hard to tell: But it is more likely a viral vs a strep infection. If you are miserable, get to an urgicare or consult one of the HealthTap doctor who provides consultation service - I do not belong to this group and you will have look one up for yourself. ...Read more
I babysat my 3 year old nephew a few days ago and he was coughing in my face. He was in the e.r. last night and has croup. I have been very sick for days, I have barely left my bed. Fever, sore throat, coughing, jaw pain, weakness, runny nose. Now I'm hav
See doctor: And get checked and diagnosed then it can be treated, ...Read more
I have cold symptoms of sore throat, mild cough with clear mucus, & runny nose. Also have upper chest pain and threw up mostly mucus last night??
Cold symptoms: Try NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) for pain and fever, decongestant with guaifenesin decongestant like mucinex and cough suppressant like dextromethorphan if needed. Hot shower, sleep with head elevated, vitamin c, hydration and soothing beverages helpful. If pain or fever and symptoms persist 10 days or green/yellow secretions and fever see doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Sore throat, cough, stuffy/runny nose, severe body aches, sneezing! All started 3 days ago. I'm now having moderate shortness of breath. Is this flu?
Contact your Primary Care Provider!
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For 2 weeks had sore throat, coughing, runny nose. Cough is bad at night. Dr gave me hyrdrocodone. Took it and still coughing. Can it be bronchitis?
Yes: Although, the symptoms are 2 weeks old, it could still be a viral infection. If cough continues, I would recommend seeing a pulmonologist (chest doctor). You may very well have a viral bronchitis. Ideal approach is to culture the sputum and rule out a bacterial infection. If the Codeine is not helping, stop it. ...Read more
Virus: Most often symptoms of sore throat, cough, runny nose and dizziness are caused by a respiratory virus. The body's immune system will usually fight off the infection in a few days to a week. To make yourself feel better in the mean time, drink plenty of water, rest, take over the counter cold medication such as tylenol cold and flu, mucinex, cough drops. ...Read more
My 7 Month old baby boy has a sore throat, cough, runny nose, he's grumpy, finds it hard to keep bottles down, any suggestions?
Infancy Colds -:
Fill all your bottles with 2 oz of pedialyte-equivalent.
Offer one every half hour and allow the baby to refuse.
Run a humidifier or vaporizer to add moisture to the air.
Cancel any other plans and snuggle with good hand washing reminders for all care-givers.
It's no fun to have an infant with what sounds like a viral infection, but. .. they usually pass quickly with supportive measures ...Read more
Our daughter starts out with a sore throat that quickly moves into cough, runny nose, congestion w/ a clear mucous. All the o.t.c. remedies fail.
Tomorrow am having Radiofrequency vein ablation of the Great saphenous. But I now have sore throat cough runny nose. Is it safe to go ahead with it?
No procedure: Most practitioners would postpone the surgery. Airway management is crucial in all surgeries and with a sore throat cough and runny nose it is NOT safe to go ahead with the procedure. This is an elective procedure and not an emergency. In an elective procedure the risks of airway compromise are great. It is not worth the risks associated with a cold and airway management ...Read more
Extreme sore throat, slight cough, sneezing, and a bit of runny nose. Last time I sneezed there were spots of blood in the phlegm. Should I be worried?
I have a sore throat, cough, runny nose, congested nose, body aches, and I developed hoarseness 2 days ago., I can only whisper. What can this be?
Have a cold for 5 days now (sore throat, cough, runny nose) and experiencing pain in my lower jaw on both sides in the back near the joint. Related?
Is it possible to have the flu without a fever, I keep sneezing have a sore throat, itchy eye, dry cough, back pain, headach & runny nose?
I recently got sick with a sore throat and coughing a lot. I have runny nose and I feel weak, my body feels so heavy. Feel hot but no fever, what wrong?
No fever, severe headaches, sore throat, mild cough, mild runny nose, severe neck pain and nausea. Went away for one day yet came back. 3 days strong
Cervicogenic HA: Is a very common headache secondary to neck involvement. Cervicogenic headache is a unilateral pain provoked by neck movement or by pressure on the neck. These headache patients usually had a reduced cervical range of motion in association with the headache, dizziness, etc. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and treatment. You also have seasonal flu. ...Read more
Could be bacterial: Or viral. For significant sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see dr ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice 2x /day. ...Read more
Breast feeding 8wk old. I'm having major sinus. Sore throat, cough, sneezing, runny & stopped up nose. What can I take while BF?
Remedies: Tips: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen / Rest!! ...Read more
Sore throat, dry cough, runny nose and on off fever for 2 weeks. 5th day of 2x 675mg augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) but still hurts to swallow. Do I need prednisolone?
Continue Treatment: $-5 days into a 2 week course of antibiotics is early. Continue the treatment, and you should be feeling a gradual improvement. If you worsen, contact your doctor.. ...Read more
Does a runny nose, sore throat, and cough with sputum/phlegm sound like COPD or more likely just a common cold? I seem to get sick every couple months
There are a number of things that can cause the symptoms you describe. This winter here in the Midwest has been cold and dry, and those environmental factors can aggravate your upper airway.
At your age, you don't have COPD. My guess is you've had a tough winter season. Any other concerns, see your physician. ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
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