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I have has a cold on and off for 4 weeks now. It seems to go

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Hi - I have has a cold on and off for 4 weeks now. It seems to go away for a few days and then start all over again
JA: Do you have a fever? Do you have any other existing medical conditions?
Customer: No fever, very nasal more than anything and with a cough
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Nothing on record, generally very healthy

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
Have you tried anything to treat this?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Only echinacea and standard cold and flu drugs
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Right now I also have lost my voice through coughing so much

Sounds like a viral sinus infection with post nasal drip

Nothing too serious

I suggest for that oral probiotics, a saline nasal spray, zinc lozenges, Mucinex, and Dimetapp cough syrup

If that doesn't clear it in a week you need to have your doctor check it out to see if you need a course of oral antibiotics

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
OK - thanks

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