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I have all the symptoms of a chest infection. Is there

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I have all the symptoms of a chest infection. Is there anything I can take
JA: How long have you been dealing with the issue? In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: I would say the last week but the constant bring up of musics, sore throat and loss of voice for the last 4 days
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: One of my symptoms is also a wet cough and tightened chest

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What are your age and gender?

What did your chest x-ray show?

What are the treatments done?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I’m a 36 year old female
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I have had no chest X-rays or treatments


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Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Sir Doctor I won’t be paying £34 for a phone call the £45 for you to advise me then £55 for a prescription. I have a chest infection. I want to know if there is anything that I can take to remedy a chest infection. If nothing, I will wait until Monday where is can see my doctor for free. Thank you


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Your symptoms can be due to;

1) Bronchitis

2) Pleurisy

3) Pneumonia.

A covid test, chest x-ray, and blood counts are essential.

The majority of these cases are viral infections and the following would help you;


1) Rest

2) Plenty of liquids

3) Vitamin C and Zinc supplements.

4) Probiotics.

5) Lemon water (warm) with honey.

6) Tylenol/Ibuprofen

7) Deep breathing exercises.

8) Menthol steam inhalation.

9) Warm mist humidifier in the room.

10) Nasal saline drops if the nose is blocked.


I hope your symptoms resolve soon.

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Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thank you for your advice


You are very welcome.

Wishing you a speedy resolution and all the very best in life.

It was a pleasure to assist you.

Thank you.

Stay blessed.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Bless you. Have a great weekend

Thank you.

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