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What Is The Best Medicine For Sinus Congestion And A Cough
OTC is ok: If this is a short duration problems (< 1 week) then over the counter (otc) medications like mucinex, robitussin, or other cough and cold remedies are fine. Read and follow the labels, as even otc meds can be harmful. If this is a longer term problem see your pcp or ENT as there could be a need for prescription type medications. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
5mo w/ cough/sinus congestion x3 days temp rectal 100.4 eating good when do I take to md& how will I know if it is going into her chest?
I've had a deep cough and sinus congestion/irritation for almost 2 weeks now maybe more. Should I go to the doctor or wait it out?
See Your Doctor Now: In general, respiratory infections (runny/stuffy nose, cough, etc.) can last up to 2 weeks with the symptoms gradually improving over time. These infections are commonly caused by viruses. Symptoms persisting beyond 2 weeks may indicate complications such as sinus infections, bronchitis, and more. At this point in time you should see your doctor now for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I took DayQuil 3 hours ago for sinus congestion and cough, it has not helped. When is it safe to take a 12 hour Claritin D ?
4-6 hours usually: Check the instructions on your bottle of Dayquil and find out the suggested interval between doses. You can safely take Claritin D any time after that interval. You can also take Robitussin DM or Delsym for cough simultaneously. Make sure you aren't duplicating any individual ingredients. The number one problem with multi-symptom OTC meds is inadvertent overdosing! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be the cause of my chronic cough? I have GERD which is controlled with protonix. Tested negative for allergies. Do have sinus congestion.
I have a cold or flu I'm coughing n sinus congestion I looked in my throat my uvula is like stringy hanging down touching my tongue is this something l souls be concerned about?
I think it's making me cough more
Is there anything I can take for it to shri
Enlarged uvula: Swollen uvula you describe is extremely uncomfortable and does cause coughing and chocking sensation. a. no hot drinks. Cool or cold drinks b no gargling c. Clear.ease lozenges are papain/bromelain that reduce this type of swelling. If it remains long and bothersome, removal can be done in the office. ...Read more
Can hypothroism be the cause of sinus congestion and mucous that drains down my throat. It causes me to cough all the time. My TSH levelsl are high.
It's possible.: Although some patients with hypothyroidism have nasal congestion, one should check for allergies to respiratory particles (like pollen or dust) before deciding that nasal congestion or rhinitis symptoms are merely due to hypothyroidism. On the other hand, if the nasal symptoms pretty much go away after the TSH returns to normal, that would suggest hypothyroidism as the cause or one of the causes. ...Read more
Remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
Flu: You need to see a doctor. Do not delay. ...Read more
Should I go to the ER? Mild fever 5 days chest and sinus congestion, deep cough and wheezing. Lightheaded with headache and body aches
Primary Care: Your primary care provider is likely a better choice for non life-threatening illness. ER doctors are trained to work quickly and efficiently in situations where the patient's life is at risk, so you are more likely to be exposed to tests that involve radiation or risk of false-positive results. Of course if you are struggling to breath, the ER is appropriate. ...Read more
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