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Cough and runnig: Stuffiness runny nose, low grade fever, post-nasal drip, and cough;the cough is usually dry , with post-nasal drip, the cough may bring up some of the nasal secretions that have dripped into the back of the throat; and sinusitis symptoms such as fullness in the face, increased nasal drainage, and occasionally pain and fever. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Cold: This is an infection that is in the area from your nose/mouth down into your throat, but does not extend into the lungs. Lung infection would be called lower airway infection ...Read more
Antibiotics tylenol (acetaminophen): Antibiotics are not effective in fighting viral infections. However, antibiotics are appropriate if the health care practitioner suspects that a bacterial infection exists. In some cases, where there is significant inflammation of the upper airways, for example croup in infants and children, corticosteroid medications such as prednisone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Try your native herb:
Most such infections are viral and thus antibiotics usually don't help. One of my favorite treatments for URI's and sinusitis is a herb native to South African, pelargonium sidoides, used as a folk remedy for many generations and now proven effective by research. It's sold under the name Umcka in the US, don't know how it's sold in its native country!
See http://tinyurl.com/ztoepsy ...Read more
I think i may have an infection in my blood stream from intervieneous drug use my throat is swollen and full of flem a red line is going up my arm and my hand is swollen?
It could: When the sinuses are inflamed, the nasal tissue swelling will increase when lying flat. Other nasal conditions such as inferior turbinate hypetrophy can behave the same way. I would recommend visiting an ENT physician. ...Read more
Yes.: Your nose may be blocked with secretions. ...Read more
I had a viral airway infection which caused me to get costochondritis which has not resolved after2 months despite taking cortisone and NSAI.Advice?
Costochondritis: If you're not obtaining relief after taking anti-inflammatory medications and you can identify the tender area,perhaps a corticosteroid injection at the site would be effective. However an xray may be first recommended to rule out a rib fracture which can occur from coughing. Discuss this with your physician. I have referred cases like this to a thoracic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Depends on the site: Of infection and organism. Upper airway infections include streptococcal sore throat, diphtheria, peritonsilar abscess, acute and chronic sinusitis, laryngitis with hoarseness etc. Most of these infections are associated with fever, pain at the site of infection, and may have sequelae like rheumatic fever, glomerulonephritis, scarlet fever, neuropathy etc. ...Read more
Maybe: This could make you more prone to them. Recurring sinus infections are more often due to virus(and not bacteria)..They can be caused by frequent exposure to others who have respiratory infections(ie, teachers, students) ;or having underlying allergies; or rarely a "minor" immune problem. See an allergist and ENT for a careful evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper airway infecti: It means a part of upper airways(sinuses, pharynx, trachea) is populated with bacterias . Most of this bacterias creates excessive secretion(yellowish, thick, greenish).And symptoms of stuffed sinuses, throat pain, productive cough, fever , chills.If you have this symptoms go see a doc asap. ...Read more
please tell me i did take my boy (2years) to the dr today because he has been vomating and his stomach runs a lot up to 4 x a day.And had fever.
The dr told me that he only has n red left ear and the he has airway infection? what can it be
My aspergillus igG[ icap] is 51.7mgA/1; total igE 174, ve many health issues esp lung issues [some unexplained],ESR is 13, do i ve fungal infection?- I ve bronchiectasis, asthma,recurrent upper airway [nasal infections], swollen turbinates since long
Fungal allergy: rather, not infection, sensitization to aspergillus isn't uncommon and cause upper and lower airways disease. Proximal bronchiectasis can be found in a syndrome called Allergic Bronchodilators Pulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA), however what's against that in your case is the relatively low total IgE.Need to see an allergist / pulmonologist for proper management, ESR isn't that concerning, best wishes ...Read more
An abscess tooth untreated for many years can cause bodily infections, but can it cause asthma-like symptoms (excessive mucus, airway constriction) ?
It is a possibility: The bacteria from an infected gums travels through the blood stream to other areas/organs of the body can cause bacteremia (bacteria in the blood) can also make you generally ill, effect any body system and cause cause asthma-like symptoms. Regular dentist visits can do more than keep your smile attractive, it may prevent general health problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor said my son had more mucus in left lung than right after recent viral airway infection.History of coarc aorta & airway malacia.A concern???
Possibly: The bottom line: does your son have any respiratory difficulty? If not, the finding is academic. If so, treatment is indicated and should be directed to the LEFT side in particular ...Read more
Going the end of respiratory infection. Lately i feel in the morning/day that not getting enough air. I can take a deep breath but airways feel weird?
After a throat infection I feel that not enough air get into my airways.
What specialist doctor I need to go to?
Diagnosed with acute tracheobronchitis . My throat is so sore i choke when i eat . I have to hold my breath and i get dizzy . Help?
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