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What is the symthoms to the cold that is going around right now?

What is the symthoms to the cold that is going around right now?

Cough/cold 2012: The symptoms of the 2012 upper respiratory infection going around include nasal and sinus congestion and discharge, sore throat, cought. The viruses this year are very tough, causing symptoms more than 3-4 weeks of symptoms. You probably don't require antibiotics, as your body can usually heal it with lengthy of sleep, water, rest. See your doctor if you start having any severe symptoms. ...Read more

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Usually don't feel the cold. But feel cold now all the time?

Feeling cold: This could be one of the signs of hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone). It is important to see your physician to check for that. ...Read more

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Had a cold now for 5 weeks what do u suggest.

Had a cold now for 5 weeks what do u suggest.

Antibiotics may help: As a rule, viral infection last a few days. If your colds linger and is accompanied by colored nasal discharge and phlegm, suggest to your dr to give you antibiotics. Take lots of vitamin c, veggies and fruits in the meantime. Take care! ...Read more

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I have had a cold that has lasted for well over a month now?

I have had a cold that has lasted for well over a month now?

Not likely: A "cold " is a constellation of symptoms, triggered by a viral infection. A healthy immune system and a"typical" virus will clear your symptoms within a few days. You have likely developed some inflammation, non infectious. ...Read more

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I had a cold and now surrounded by a cold can i get a relapse?

I had a cold and now surrounded by a cold can i get a relapse?

Sure possible: all depends on which virus you have had a misfortune to be infected with; if its variety is same as that of the rest of your surrounding "sickies" - no chance u will get sick; if a different variety present- u may get sick again. Best thing is protect yourself with good hand hygiene and wearing a mask when feasible. stay healthy! ...Read more

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V has had what seems like a cold and now his hips hurt. Why?

V has had what seems like a cold and now his hips hurt. Why?

Synovitis: The symptoms you describe suggest a condition called transient synovitis. You should see your doctor to make sure.This is condition which causes hip pain and difficulty walking. A viral infection may be the cause. Symptoms last 3- 4 days. Blood tests and X-rays are usually done. Treatment is rest and anti- inflammatory medications. Pain that lasts more than that requires further evaluation ...Read more

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My back is in constant pain and now its going to my neck I've tried hot and cold staying active an almost every painpill but nothing helps?

My back is in constant pain and now its going to my neck I've tried hot and cold staying active an almost every painpill but nothing helps?

Seek treatment: Masking the problem with pills is not the answer. You have proven that becasue they have not helped. Pain management doctors can help you determine the root cause fo the problem, but again do not accept only medications as the treatment. ...Read more

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I've had a cold/ congestion for over 3 weeks now. Not as severe as it was in the beginning but it just won't go away. Should I be concerned?

I've had a cold/ congestion for over 3 weeks now. Not as severe as it was in the beginning but it just won't go away. Should I be concerned?

Probably not: A viral upper respiratory infection (common cold) can last for several weeks. As long as symptoms are not worsening at this point, then probably don't need to worry. Sometimes a cold can be complicated by a bacterial infection, but usually symptoms worsen when that happens. If there is severe pain, fever over 101, bloody nasal drainage, or shortness of breath, then seek care. Good luck. ...Read more

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