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I have a cough, doctor said I have a chest infection. I am

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I have a cough, doctor said I have a chest infection. I am not improving. I also have extreme itchiness of the skin.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Thomas, MD :

hello

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can you enter chat and respond?

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simply type

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Have you had antibiotics?

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Which one?

Dr. Thomas, MD :

In fact, you need an exam, chest x ray and the correct antibiotic if you have pneumonia.

Customer:

I do not know how to do chat. can you email me.

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You just did chat

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it is fine

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I can not use your email

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Are you on an antibiotic?

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I can change the format to q and a

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hang on

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please tell me what is wrong with me,

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
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You need the correct antibiotic if you have pneumonia.

If you have bronchitis, you need inhaler therapy.


Why would you rate bad service? We are not allowed to use your personal email..and that information is blocked to us.


A viral infection has to run its course, but you might still need inhaler therapy.


Let me know what treatment you have had.


Please reverse your negative rating, by clicking positive on this post, and continue.

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
You now need to use the Q and A format, not chat.
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Possibilities for cough that is infection [as per your doctor] are
pneumonia, bacteria.
Bronchitis bacterial or viral.
Pneumonia, viral [not likely].

You also have to make sure this cough is not due to clot in the lung, to allergy, asthma, or acid reflux.

Those are the possibilities.

Bacterial pneumonia needs and antibiotic.

I can not be more specific unless you give me further information.
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Thanks for the OK service.
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I am a double board certified doctor in internal medicine, integrative medicine, a trained classical homeopath and functional medicine doctor. I have over 20 years of clinical experience and continue to practice.
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