... I've had a pretty bad head cold for the past 5 days; sore throat, nasal congestion, the works. Today, the back of my tongue is so painful I can barely eat or swallow anything. Is this normal for a cold? (0 replies)
... flu. Mucinex insures that the congestion in your throat and nose become more watery and not thick so you are not as stopped up. ... (2 replies)
... I have severe throat congestion and its affecting my breathing. Is there any thing I can do at home that would cure this or at least lessen it? ... (1 replies)
... Apparently i have "acute bronchitis", and a very very early stage of it so the only symptoms i have are in my throat. Its just extremely congested and swollen, im on antibiotics but thats about 2 more days before they kick in.
Does anyone know any simple remedies to clear congestion/throat swelling? (1 replies)
... Hi, I am new to this forum, I am a 20 year old male. Recently I've been experiencing some very strange symptoms. About 2 weeks ago I was diagnosed with 'Strep Throat' with no sore throat or upper respiratory congestion, around that time I had a really bad pressure-like headache and no other symptoms. I went to my local ER and they prescribed me Amoxicillin antibiotics. I began... (1 replies)
... have a white dot on my left tonsil and it got larger and started to bother me today after I gargled with mouthwash. It was there yesterday and no sore throat. My throat will on hurt on that left side every once in a while but it's not like a typical sore throat type of hurt. It seems related to that white dot or spot. ... (0 replies)
... chills, and called into work Monday. I have never had such a bad flu or cold that didn't just run its course. My throat was so sore I couldn't swallow and my congestion ended up moving into my head and plugging up my ear. All the while I still had to go to work. I went to the doctor, they looked at me and said it's viral. ... (0 replies)
... making your throat raw, but maybe not actually infected. ... (1 replies)
... Sounds like you had typical head cold symptoms (scratchy-sore throat, congestion, aches, chills without fever) and the getting better then getting worse before resolving is also common.
The rib pain may just be muscular and not related to your cold but if you have ANY trouble breathing or pain when breathing in (pleurisy) go to a doctor, at the ER, free clinic or wherever... (1 replies)
... Sometimes a couple drops of eucalyptus oil in a steaming mug of water or on a warm rag will help you breath easier. Don't drink it, just breathe it.
Honey is also a natural soother. Raw honey is best. (1 replies)
... The best advice I can think of is to see a doctor to make sure it's not something really serious. Although I have seldom done that myself, as I'm a bit of a risk taker. I usually wait for the symptoms to go away on their own.
I would get plenty of rest and drink plenty of liquids. (2 replies)
... I just had a cold for the past 5 days... it was going away until yesterday, when the congestion came back again a bit, and a fever was added. ... (2 replies)
... I have chest congestion and even after taking two different dosage of antibiotic , the congestion is still there. ... (0 replies)
... yesterday I talked to my mom on the phone and she was telling me how sick she was (sore throat, congestion, +++). then I had to go get my neice & pick her up from school cause she got in trouble & my mom sends my nephew out after her later that night (they both live with my mom). and he stays about an hour.
then i wake up this morning with a sore throat, congestion,... (4 replies)
... usually a sore throat, congestion, chills, fatigue, sometimes it starts with a cough and congestion (1 replies)
... Hi Ladies! I am so sorry you both have been sick. Just wanted to let you know I am right there with ya! I am on day 6. Spent all 6 of them in bed too. I am still not recovered but am hoping that I am improving.
Let me just say this flu/cold virus is WICKED! It lasts way longer than anything I have ever had. Even my husband who never gets sick had it a week. Mine has had... (9 replies)
... I have it today too. Muscle aches, the chills, low fever, sore throat,congestion...I am so miserable. My daughter came home from college with this a few days back...then my hubby had it over the weekend, and now I have it full force. I hope and pray this doesn't last long. I have already had too many colds since this past fall. I work in the elementary school and I think this... (3 replies)
... Oh my god, I have the same thing. I have nasal congestion and post nasal drip and I have bad breath, really really bad bad breath and so far nothing the doctors give me hase helped. ... (7 replies)
... Hi, This sounds similar to what happened to me at the beginning of the year. I had a wicked sore throat, swollen glands and earpain (referred pain from the throat - ears looked fine). Believe it or not, this lasted 3 months:dizzy: and I thought I was dying. :( Doc called it the "100 day virus" Antibiotics didn't work, nothing. I also was tested negative for strep and mono.... (2 replies)
... this is when mucus is drained down the back of the throat often as a result of increased mucus production and sinus congestion. ... (3 replies)