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Chest congestion sore throat hard to breathe?

Chest congestion sore throat hard to breathe?

Congestion /sore thr: Do u havce fever also, if so u might have the flu. Try dayquil ne the day time and nyquila t bedtime. If its has been going on for more than 3 days and if u also have fever, us hould see ur doc. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Chest congestion sore throat hard to breathe. What is wrong?

Chest congestion sore throat hard to breathe. What is wrong?

Bronchitis vs pneumo: You could have bronchitis or pneumonia. If you are having lots of thick mucous this may affect gas exchange and cause shortness of breath. You can try over the counter mucolytic drugs (ie guaifenisin) but if your symptoms continue you will have to see your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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3rd night with fever 102. Very bad painful cough with mucus. Sore throat, hard to breathe. Going to dr in 5 hours. Will he give me antibiotics?

3rd night with fever 102. Very bad painful cough with mucus. Sore throat, hard to breathe. Going to dr in 5 hours. Will he give me antibiotics?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics are only inidcated if there is evidence of a bacterial infection. Most causes of fever and cough in an otherwise healthy 29yo are not due to bacterial infection - they are dfo to viral infection. ...Read more

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I have a headache, sore throat and i'm finding it hard to breathe, I am also very hot.?

I have a headache, sore throat and i'm finding it hard to breathe, I am also very hot.?

See a doctor: Any illness that manifests itself with shortness of breath as one of the symptoms should prompt rapid assessment by a professional. Please see someone soon. ...Read more

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I have been coughing, a sore throat, and the inside of my nose has a burning sensation. Any idea why my nose burns inside? It also is hard to breathe

I have been coughing, a sore throat, and the inside of my nose has a burning sensation. Any idea why my nose burns inside? It also is hard to breathe

Cold or allergy: Your symptoms can either be related to a viral infection or to nasal allergies, both can irritate your nasal passages and make your nose sensitive. Use a saline nasal spray to soothe it, it should help you until you get your symptoms checked with your doctor. ...Read more

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I woke up with a sore throat. Its hard to breath. It hyrts to xough. Should I see a docotor?

I woke up with a sore throat. Its hard to breath. It hyrts to xough. Should I see a docotor?

YES!: With your symptoms of a sore throat and pain with coughing combined with difficulty breathing, you should definitely see a doctor. If you are making wheezing noises from your throat or if you find it difficult to breathe when you are on your back, you should see your doctor or go to the emergency room asap. ...Read more

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I always have sore throat but i had a thyroid in my throat they had drain it but my throat always swelling up sometimes it be hard for me to breath?

I always have sore throat but i had a thyroid in my throat they had drain it but my throat always swelling up sometimes it be hard for me to breath?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Started with a sore throat then chills hard to breath vomiting just hurt all over what could this be?

Started with a sore throat then chills hard to breath vomiting just hurt all over what could this be?

Viral: Sounds like a viral infection. Stay well hydrated and get plenty of rest. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin may help. Call your doctor if not feeling better in a few days. ...Read more

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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.

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, (acetaminophen) 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

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I have Crohn's diesease, I have a sore throat hard to swallow, and a tightening feeling in my chest , and can't breathe thru nose, what could this be?

I have Crohn's diesease, I have a sore throat hard to swallow, and a tightening feeling in my chest , and can't breathe thru nose, what could this be?

Maybe a viral : Infection (or possibly bacterial). For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; 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 waloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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I have a bad sore throat, hard cough, yellow mucus, chest pains, shortness of breath, and fast pulse.

I have a bad sore throat, hard cough, yellow mucus, chest pains, shortness of breath, and fast pulse.

See a doctor: Suggest you see ahealth care provider for examintion and appropriate treatment ...Read more

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Difficulty Breathing (Definition)

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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

A sore throat is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. A sore throat often makes ...Read more