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I have sore throat no fever been coughing for about 2 weeks/cough gets worse at night.During the day icough up yellow phlegm at night its clear no ins?

I have sore throat no fever been coughing for about 2 weeks/cough gets worse at night.During the day icough up yellow phlegm at night its clear no ins?

Possibilities...: Possible causes of your symptoms include post-nasal drip leading to sore throat and bronchospasm leading to cough. This may be due to a viral infection, including viral bronchitis. Since this is likely a viral infection, antibiotics would be ineffective. If there is no improvement over the next week, or if symptoms worsen, see your doctor. If you smoke, you need to quit asap! ...Read more

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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Scheduled for endoscopy tomorrow. Can i still have it done if I am beginning to get a cold and sore throat? No fever, congestion or cough.

Scheduled for endoscopy tomorrow. Can i still have it done if I am beginning to get a cold and sore throat? No fever, congestion or cough.

Yes: During you endoscopy you will likely be monitored by the physician performing the procedure as well as the anesthesiologist who regulates your sedation. A common cold should not jeopardize the safety or diagnostic efficiency of the procedure. ...Read more

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Last week had sore throat, fever(100), cough, this week sore throat goes away then comes back in middle of the day and at night?(cant swallow)

Last week had sore throat, fever(100), cough, this week sore throat goes away then comes back in middle of the day and at night?(cant swallow)

Possible acid reflux: May causes of sore throat & cough that come and go. Can be associated with difficulty swallowing. You don't have to have heart burn. Other symptoms include a hoarse or scratchy voice, bad breath, burping. Diet might contain acidy food, too. You could also have an infectious problem/lingering virus or untreated strep infection. Would see a doctor if persists for more in depth evaluation. ...Read more

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No sore throat/fever not much cough. Thick yellow mucus in a.m. Mostly. Do Allergies cause phlegm? Or Cold? I do have MG, do I need to see dr?

No sore throat/fever not much cough. Thick yellow mucus in a.m. Mostly. Do Allergies cause phlegm? Or Cold? I do have MG, do I need to see dr?

Could be Allergies: Thick yellow mucus in the morning could be secondary to either outdoor or indoor allergens. See an Allergist for further testing and evaluation. Can try OTC steroid nasal sprays, saline rinses and antihistamines to see if symptoms improve. Usually allergies are also associated with sneezing, itching, post nasal drip, eye symptoms, etc. Cold is transient and will resolve with symptomatic management ...Read more

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How to treat horrible dry sore throat, but no fever, cough, or sneezing and mild mucus drainage in the back of throat. I can barely swallow saliva. ?

How to treat horrible dry sore throat, but no fever, cough, or sneezing and mild mucus drainage in the back of throat. I can barely swallow saliva. ?

See your doctor: It could be that you need a humidifier and that gargling with warm salty water (once in the morning and a night) might help with the soreness. But, if you are having a difficult time swallowing, it is likely a good time to visit your doctor so that she or he can look directly at your throat to make sure that there is nothing serious interfering with you ability to swallow. ...Read more

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I am sick. I have symptoms of a dry/sore throat, nose congestion, fever, coughing and chest congestion. What am I diagnosed with? And what do I need t

I am sick. I have symptoms of a dry/sore throat, nose congestion, fever, coughing and chest congestion. What am I diagnosed with? And what do I need t

URI?: Sounds like a upper resp infection aka cold. Others you run around with have same thing? If so ask how they got better. Can never go wrong with a warm steaming shower or hot tub and using heating pad over chest and forehead. ...Read more

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Best OTC med for a head cold? Head congestion, stuffy nose and sore throat. No fever or chest congestion/cough. Thank you!

Best OTC med for a head cold? Head congestion, stuffy nose and sore throat.  No fever or chest congestion/cough. Thank you!

Pelargonium sidoides: The herb pelargonium sidoides, the root of a geranium native to south africa, is the best-proven treatment for colds, sinus infections ; sinusitis. It's the first thing i (; my family) take when getting sick ; has helped hundreds of my patients. It is widely available in a product called umcka, sold at health food stores ; many pharmacies. See http://naturalmedicinejournal.Net/pdf/nmj_dec09_bp.Pdf. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...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