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Have a cold, started in nose, than throat now chest. Stuffy nose, productive cough, laryngitis. Is this bronchitis? When do you need to go to the Dr?

Viral syndrome . It sounds like you initially had an upper respiratory viral illness which then became a lower respiratory viral illness. If the duration of symptoms is beyond 10 days and you're getting worse, then it is likely that it has become a bacterial infection which likely needs antibiotics. If it had been less than 10 days, then you would continue doing conservative measures at home and see if it clears. Read more...