Been fighting a cold with fevers of 101-102. Chest congestion lots of coughing and bringing up yellow phlegm. Today theres a rumble is this pneumonia?
Could be . It certainly sounds suspiciously like pneumonia. The best way to find out is see your doctor and have a chest X-ray. And don't delay. Untreated this could be dangerous. See your doctor soon.
Do I have, a cold, or allergies. I have no fever, no aches, but couging with chest congestion, and coughing up yellow, and clear phlegm.
Could be either. The symptoms you describe could be either. See your doctor to determine which it is and get the appropriate treatment. Read more...
I am experiencing cough (quality: blood in phlegm, with phelgm or mucus) and arm pain. The following also describes me: Chest congestion. Green and yellow phlegm with blood. Was prescribed zpak. But afraid to take. Is there a substitute?
Take as prescribed. This sounds like a potentially serious infection, maybe even pneumonia. "Afraid to take" azithromycin (Zpak) is not rational; it is a very safe antibiotic with few side effects. Not treating your infection is MUCH riskier than any potential problem from the antibiotic. Take it as prescribed; if you remain concerned, discuss with the doctor who prescribed it. Read more...