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Strep Throat And Cough
I have strep throat deep coughing sneezing feeling weak and right now don't have energy to do anything. What am i coming down with?
Strep v mono: Have you had a swab of your throat for diagnosis? If not, and if you've never had mono before, it could be mono. That would make you fatigued. Your family doc could send you for the blood test. If you have strep, your body just may be fatigued from fighting the infection. Good luck. ...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
Low HIV exposure 1m ago. Symptoms chronologically : persistent mild to high fever(10d)->swollen lymph gland->strep throat->dry cough. Can this be HIV?
Is it possible to be immune to illnesses after repeated exposure in childhood like strep throat or whooping cough?
Strep carriers/no: There are strep carriers who never get sick when they carry it.Why it happens is a mystery.Whooping cough will give someone transient antibodies that limit the intensity of a new infection, but these appear to fade with age and do not prevent infection decades later like natural measles would. ...Read more
Have a strep throat and dry cough which is better but appeared tightness and heaviness at upper of the breasts.Pain when breathing.What can it be?
Wheezing: You may be experiencing some reactivity of the large airways with constriction. This is commonly known as wheezing and can occur with a restpiratory illness. It is like an asthma exacerbation. You can have your doctor check you and prescribe an inhaler to help until the infection clears. You should also be checked for pneumonia. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
35 weeks pregnant. Previously diagnosed with bronchiectasis. Now having strep throat and coughing with green mucus . Wondering if dtor's prescrip of co azithromycin250 mg for 5 days can treat both ?
Depends....: If the bacteria causing the strep throat and bronchitis are sensitive to the azithromycin, then it will treat both. But, because of the bronchiectasis, you may have some lung bacteria that may not be sensitive to azithromycin. So, if the green sputum persists, or if your symptoms worsen, see your doctor again. You may need a sputum culture to find out what bacteria are causing the bronchitis! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore throat: is often called "strep throat" by patients, but the term strep throat actually refers to a bacterial infection in the throat. MOST sore throats are caused by viruses, however. You should consult with a doctor to discuss which you may have. In the meantime, you can try cough drops, throat lozenges, hot liquids with honey, zinc lozenges, and get lots of rest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Strep A is primarily treated with antibiotics to prevent a later transition that some have to Rheumatic fever.This condition can injure the heart, brain while some have kidney damage. Strep C does not have this potential and in many will produce a mild self healing process.If it were moderate or severe antibiotics might be indicated to aid the body in reducing/clearing the infection. ...Read more
Strep throat when I cough my head pounds shortness of breath on occasion headache so I need to go to urgent care since my doctor is closed?
My voice is different like scratching. Hurts when I talk loud or scream. Is it a strep throat? And stuffy nose ,cough ,and little bit of running nose.
URI: Likely just an upper respiratory infection. They are usually caused by viral illness. The treatment is rest, NSAID or acetaminophen as needed for sore throat or fever, increase fluids and possibly salt water gargles/ throat lozenges as needed. If no better in 3-5 days, speak to your doc. Strep can be tested for in office with a swab. It usually has fever, stomach pain and headache as part of it. ...Read more
Child has strep throat but also has mucousy cough, is the cough from the strep or another infection?
Upper respiratory: infections can accompany strep throat. Strep is itself an upper respiratory infection. Often a cold is the trigger for strep to be activated. Can use supportive care such as a humidifier and vicks, and if your child needs it a cough med, Check with your doctor about the use of other meds ...Read more
I just recently got diagnosed with strep throat and i'm coughing and sneezing real badly. What can I do to solve this issue? Only within 3-4 days!
OTC cough and cold : It is more likely that you are a strep carrier given you also are coughing and sneezing. All of your symptoms could be attributable to a virus and you might try otc cough and cold medicines. If it is viral it will resolve in a few days. Do you have asthma and allergies? If so, consult your physician for specific asthma and allergy medications for your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coughing up Tonsills: U can't cough up your tonsills! What many people end up coughing with strep infection are debris which collects over their enlarged tonsills and collects in between the tonsillar crypts, called exudates. Since they reside on tonsills, they may take its shape. Those are gen small specks of 2-3 mm, but can be occasionally larger. Make sure u complete your treatment for strep and use oral hygeine. ...Read more
Strep throat and just dry cough,no discharge. When lying and sleeping it's better.My doctor didn't hear anything when ascultating.Virus?
Probably: you do not have strep because the doctor did not see white pus pockets or redness. Unless a culture was done it still could be strep though there are many fall time virus which cause a pharyngitis and can irritate your throat causing a cough. If you get worse or higher fever or more symptoms go back to the provider for a re exam ...Read moreSee 12 more doctor answers
I was around my niece yesterday and she got diganosed with strep throat. Today I've been coughing and my throat hurts, should I get tested?
Hello, I'm an 18 year old girl and I was out on Thursday night and it's Sunday and I have a sore throat with a white blotch on my uvula I also have a chesty cough and I'm very prone to chest infections and I have had strep cough/throat as recently as Chri
If temp, then visit: If you have a temp, then you need to be seen, if not then gargle with warm salt water 3-4 times per day, drink extra fluids(water)--for the next 24 hours. If worsening, then DR visit. If improving, cont with the fluids. ...Read more
Was diagnosed and treated for strep throat on Oct 13, it's now Nov 1 and I still have a cough; no other symptoms. How much longer is this expected?
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