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Hi Im Valerie aged 50 I have been poorly for 9 weeks Ethan

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Hi I'm Valerie aged 50 I have been poorly for 9 weeks Ethan Ava's cought and chest infection I've been on 2 courses of antibiotics and an ventilin inhaler. The chest infection cleared but my cough hasent. I've now been hospital Ethan pain in right shoulder blade and mnyright tincage. They said I've got pheumonia and give me antibiotics. But in syllable worried bough my irritating gcough
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

Dr. David :

This is Dr. David

Dr. David :

I am sorry you have pneumonia.

Dr. David :

you could be having bronchiectasis after your pneumonia infection

Dr. David :

you might need a course of steroid therapy and stronger cough medications after your infection.

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talk to your doctor about a short course of steroid therapy to help the cough and also cough medication like codeine with guaifenesin to help the cough.

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let me know if this helps.

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