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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

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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Sudden cough stuffy nose wheezing when breathing and headache from coughing could I be coming down with a cold?

Sudden cough stuffy nose wheezing when breathing and headache from coughing could I be coming down with a cold?

You may: As described, you appear to be developing an infection that is affecting your lungs too with probable congestion and resultant wheezing. See the Doctor to get evaluated and treated, and to determine if it is viral or bacterial, for which the latter would require antibiotics. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Nasal congestion, sneezing and runny nose, with upper back pain when breathing in deeply, with headache in front of head, is this cold related?

Nasal congestion, sneezing and runny nose, with upper back pain when breathing in deeply, with headache in front of head, is this cold related?

Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu it is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. If there is no improvement or sore throat is severe or lasts longer than another week, or you are getting joint pain see your pcp for evaluation. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Cough of over 4 months, pain, itching inside my chest whenever i snezz and tiny whizzing sounds when i breath, internal cold and pressure in the chest

Cough of over 4 months, pain, itching inside my chest whenever i snezz and tiny whizzing sounds when i breath, internal cold and pressure in the chest

Sounds like asthma: 4 months is too long you want to see your lung doc to examine you. You may need a cxr to make sure nothing else is going on. Hopefully this is not tb. ...Read more

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Cotton feeling throat and lungs. Cannot breathe in cold air cough like seal. When sleeping wake up coughing sometimes, is this asthma?

Cotton feeling throat and lungs. Cannot breathe in cold air cough like seal. When sleeping wake up coughing sometimes, is this asthma?

Maybe: Asthma symptoms are cough, wheeze, shortness of breath and/or chest tightness that is recurrent. It typically worsens at night and with exercise. There are multiple triggers including allergies, smoke/irritants and even acid reflux. An allergist or pulmonologist can perform a history, exam and lung function tests to help determine if asthma is the cause. ...Read more

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What could this be? No congestion, coughing or runny nose but pressure around my eyes, nasal area, upper teeth hurt and headache

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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What could this be? No congestion, coughing or runny nose but pressure around my eyes, nasal area, upper teeth hurt and headache

Sinus infection: Dry sinuses is the condition when the cause of the infection is not the presence of mucus but allergies. Sinus rinses are a great to introduce moisture back into dry sinuses, drink plenty of water and consult with your PCP for medication adjustment. ...Read more

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Throat/neck pain for 4 weeks. When moving head sometimes feel like something's there coughing but no itchy /sore throat or relief from cough?

Throat/neck pain for 4 weeks. When moving head sometimes feel like something's there  coughing but no itchy /sore throat  or relief from cough?

Need to look inside: I was surprised to learn that bony spurs from disk in neck cause difficulty swallowing---then i learned about different throat compartment presenting similarly from tonsils to vertebra---need exam, ask your doctor--if fever or swallow problem get serious. ...Read more

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How do you distinguish if sneezing is from allergies or from common cold? mainly sneezing, no cough, itchy throat and nose, sinus pressure, congested

How do you distinguish if sneezing is from allergies or from common cold? mainly sneezing, no cough, itchy throat and nose, sinus pressure, congested

Allergies: All of the symptoms you describe sound allergic. If you develop a cough with mucus, a sore throat, and/or a low grade fever - that would be more like a cold. The best way to distinguish would be to see an ENT physician - the appearance inside the nose of an allergic patient is very unique. ...Read more

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I have a cold. when I lay in bed the post nasal drip makes me cough. Is the cough sensation from the drip seeping into my throat or into my lungs?

I have a cold. when I lay in bed the post nasal drip makes me cough.  Is the cough sensation from the drip seeping into my throat or into my lungs?

Post nasal drip: The cough is stemming from irritation in your throat. To relieve post nasal drip, options include decongestants, antihistamines and nasal steroid sprays to name a few. ...Read more

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I'm having pain around the bridge of my nose, congestion, ear pressure, irritated throat and nasal dripping. How can I soothe burning nasal passages?

I'm having pain around the bridge of my nose, congestion, ear pressure, irritated throat and nasal dripping. How can I soothe burning nasal passages?

Sinusitis?: You could be developing a sinus infection. Consider a saline spray or have doctor prescribe a steroid nasal spray. Also consider irrigating passages with saline by using a system like netti-pot. Consider adding antibiotics also. ...Read more

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Since august 22 2015 nose dry feel no air going through can breathe but feels clogged deep down in nose and when yawn ears open up no sinus infection?

Since august 22 2015 nose dry feel no air going through can breathe but feels clogged deep down in nose and when yawn ears open up no sinus infection?

Nasal congestion: You may sinus mucous membrane congested causing to feel clogged up, you can try anti histamine or OTC fluticasone nasal spray or both, if not better, have yourself examined. ...Read more

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2 months rt side headache. Dry cough, excess mucus in nose.Lump in throat feeling that can't clear. Ear pain and crackling when swallow. What is it ?

2 months rt side headache. Dry cough, excess mucus in nose.Lump in throat feeling that can't clear. Ear pain and crackling when swallow. What is it ?

Pharyngitis: The most common cause is a viral infection. Usually, sore throat resolves (one week) on its own with at-home care. However, 2 month is too long for symptoms to persist. Rec.: see your pcp for evaluation and possible ENT referral. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing sore throat while swallowing, headache, yellow spots in mouth, fever, runny nose, ear pain;feels like there's water inside of the ear?

I'm experiencing sore throat while swallowing, headache, yellow spots in mouth, fever, runny nose, ear pain;feels like there's water inside of the ear?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you do not have access to your doctor and your symptoms worsen, go the emergency department of the nearby hospital. Wish you good health! ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more