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Im coughing real blood and I've got chest pain. No fever, but constant cough (big smoker). Will amoxicillin take care of it?

Im coughing real blood and I've got chest pain. No fever, but constant cough (big smoker).  Will amoxicillin take care of it?

NO: You need a bronchoscopy and cat scan thorax. Coughing up blood or hemoptysis is one of the possible presenting symptoms for lung cancer. You need to see a pulmonologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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High Fever (Definition)

High fever is a symptom in which a person's internal body temperature is quite high, usually above 102 degrees. Influenza (the flu), other infections, or serious inflammation are some conditions that ...Read more


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I got a chest cold/bronchitis 10/18, now still with left chest pain, ankle and belly edema, bad leg pain. Low fever. High crp/sed. Doc on vacation ?Er

I got a chest cold/bronchitis 10/18, now still with left chest pain, ankle and belly edema, bad leg pain. Low fever. High crp/sed. Doc on vacation ?Er

Go to ER now!: Among the list of possible causes of your symptoms are blood clots in your legs and lungs. Were that to be confirmed, you would require urgent intravenous or injected anticoagulant therapy. I suggest you go to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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What bactirial infection can cause very high fever, vomiting, breathing problems, chest pains, severe muscle & joint pain, diahydration, disoriantation, ?

What bactirial infection can cause very high fever, vomiting, breathing problems, chest pains, severe muscle & joint pain, diahydration, disoriantation, ?

Many: The symptoms you describe are very common to different infections, bacterial and viral.Proper evaluation with lab work is necessary to identify the infectios agent. ...Read more

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My 2 year old just had a chest xray and was diagnosed with bronchitis. He has no cough or other symptoms other than high fever. Does this make sense?

My 2 year old just had a chest xray and was diagnosed with bronchitis. He has no cough or other symptoms other than high fever. Does this make sense?

Easy over read: Radiologists often make a suggested diagnosis based on assumptions.You only order chest xrays if you suspect a chest finding. If the xray is taken before the kid takes a deep breath,it will look like bronchitis.The suggested label from the radiologist is just that, a suggestion,they also say this needs to have clinical correlation.The doc may have just used the label to finish the visit ...Read more

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2.5 yr old -fever from 100-104 for 6 days. High fever for 3 days/no other symptoms.Fever lowered for 1 day now back to 103.5-chest xray and CBC clear?

2.5 yr old -fever from 100-104 for 6 days. High fever for 3 days/no other symptoms.Fever lowered for 1 day now back to 103.5-chest xray and CBC clear?

Check other infectns: 6 days of high fever is worrisome and a thorough investigation is warranted. Many possible explanations are likely, ranging from, most commonly, infectious causes (urinary tract?, kawasaki?, etc) to inflamatory, autoimmune or other even more rare and infrecuent causes that your doctor should be able to determine. ...Read more

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When you have pneumonia will it be very obvious? Will the chest pain be really bad? How high is the fever if a teen has it? How hard is it to breathe?

When you have pneumonia will it be very obvious? Will the chest pain be really bad? How high is the fever if a teen has it? How hard is it to breathe?

Index of suspicion: The answer to you questions can all be answered in the negative. For instance you may have walking pneumonia and the only symptom you might have is a prolonged cough. Consult a doctor if you feel under the weather. He has a stereoscope to listen to your chest and if that doesn't help he can order an x-ray to see if youhave pneumonia. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...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