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DrRussMD, Board Certified MD
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I had a sore throat and headache for 10 days which has left

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I had a sore throat and headache for 10 days which has left me with a cough for almost 3 weeks now - am taking cough medicine and can go a few hours without coughing but when I do it's a chesty cough that stops me from breathing in, resulting in belching and retching and making a noise like a seal until I am able to breath in again - should I see my GP (I feel fine now the sore throat and headache have passed)?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


Thanks for the question.

You need to see your doctor.

This can be:

bronchitis: most likely and needs an inhaler.

Atypical pneumonia

Acid reflux.

Other problems.

Some of these can go on and on, if not treated, and cause problems.

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