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Will Swimming Make A Chest Congestion Worse
Strep Throat: Hello, when you have strep throat your body seeks rest to help with the recovery. If swimming means to wade in a pool for a few minutes then back to rest, that might be ok. But if swimming means a 2 mile swim across a river, then no way. Use your best judgement. Rest when you are sick to help your body recover from your illness. ...Read more
Flonase: Flonase is used to treat rhinitis but not sinusitis, which is a more severe condition. Sometimes people use the term rhinitis and sinusitis interchangeably and vaguely so it might work in those cases. Flonase unlikely causes pharyngitis. Post nasal drip from rhinitis or sinusitis can cause sore throat or pharyngitis. If that's the case, this medication should help pharyngitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Can a sinus infection get worse before it gets better while taking antibiotics? Runnier nose, more dizziness, more fatigue, face is tingly and more sinus pressure.
Need diagnosis: The gold standard for a diagnosis of rhino-sinusitis is a cat scan. As I have stated many times on health tap, viral infection predominates as a cause of a runny nose leading to a sinus infection. So, without a culture to document the presence of pathogenic bacteria, your diagnosis is questionable. Your symptoms are classical for an upper respiratory viral infection. Antibiotic may not help. ...Read more
Don,t smoke weed: Recreational use of , weed, may ultimately may lead to hard drugs, you are only 19 yr old , wake up and plan your future. For middle ear infection weed i not going to help you , see ENT surgeon get it treated , neglect may cause permanent deafness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sprayed a extra dose of Flonase by accident for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction will that make it worse? Or will it make me sick?
Not to worry: A single extra dose should not be a problem. Do please stick to administration instructions your doctor recommends. ...Read more
Depends: If you still feel sick take it easy. ...Read more
Will taking two Zyrtec help dry up fluid in the Eustachian Tube faster? Or would it just make it worse?
Neither: fluid in the middle ear can be due to several reasons, infection is one of them, whether viral or bacterial, Eustachian tube dysfunction is another, so relieving the congestion by whatever means is the mainstay in therapy, antihistamines do little in relieving congestion. Saline nasal washes, salt water gargles, steroid nasal sprays, antibiotics, if needed, may help,your doctor would judge better ...Read more
I have asthma/allergies and some lung congestion. Will it make lung congestion worse if i take post nasal drip nose sprays?
Bad cold, moving to chest, harder to breath and fatigue. Chest/throat hurts a lot when coughing... When to go it re, or will sleep make me better?
Can swimming help or make scoliosis worse, and how? I'm wondering because there's a 90 degree pool, but I wouldn't want it to worsen my scoliosis.
Yes, swimming helps: Typically swimming does not worsen scoliosis.Rather good core strengthening from exercises like swimming, ellipticals &pilates are beneficial.We would need to also have more info about your pool.COnsideration would be for you to see a sports medicine or PMR MD & complete Physical therapy if you havent already.Once we know the degree of your curve that would help,in males these are often small. ...Read more
Inhalers not helping & fluid beginning to build up in lungs after eating causing me to gasp and cough. Could asthma be a misdiagnosis?
See a doctor: Whatever the cause of your symptoms, they are not controlled. See a doctor ASAP for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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