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  • 2 months ago

    Possibly a cold or flu

    I have felt run down, sore throat, sneezing, and coughing. No fever that I know of. This has been going on since Sunday. Tonight my boyfriend looked at my neck and said that it looked swollen by my collar bones. Help...do y'all think I should go to the doctor or just let it take it's course??
  • 4 months ago

    I've been sick since last week of December & nothing is getting better...kinda freaking out..help!

    Ok, yeah...I'm an utter moron & with my horrid luck lately, a Darwin Award recipient is probably in my near future. Anyway, I don't get sick. Like ever. However, the last week of December, I got my *** handed to me by some microbe. Came on like gangbusters & HASN'T LET UP. Horrible coughing (the worst is when I'm trying to sleep), severe sore throat, absolutely ZERO voice (it kinda ranges from some super deep freaky frog to a squeek). Constantly cold, ears hurt...and always....
  • 7 months ago

    Nasal flu vaccine

    Why is the nasal flu vaccine not recommended for over age 49? I'm 57 and have a bad needle phobia. I want the nasal vaccine, but what if the doc won't give me that one? I also heard that the nasal vaccine isn't as available this year. What is going on and can I override the age recommendation? Thanks.
  • 8 months ago

    Constant Low-Grade Fever & Dripping Sweat

    I am a Female and I'm 23. For like 3 weeks every time I take my temperature with an oral thermometer it is always anywhere from 99.8-100.5. But I'm also constantly sweating and nothing can seem to cool me down. I will break into a sweat just sitting down and watching tv or even just laying in my bed. And I don't get hot in "flashes," I stay extremely hot and sweaty. Also I sweat everywhere, not just in certain places. I also don't ever seem to have an appetite or I feel....
  • 9 months ago

    Thumping or fluttering in ear

    For four months I have had an occasional and irregular thumping or fluttering in my ear. I have taken a decongestant, nasal spray, and used a sinus wash without success. Now as school starts it is getting worse. I am a choral conductor. This is disturbing!
  • 10 months ago

    Possible ear condition

    Here it goes: I'm a 24 female with historic of chorionic tonsillitis but had my tonsils removed at age 17. On April I started having heart palpitations randomly so I went to the ER, general doctor there asked for an ECG which come back normal so he prescribed me Xanax 0,5mg/ once a day for 5 days, after 10 days the palpitations stoped. Couple of weeks later they come back this time I also got Ill with zebra I think was a bad cold, I had fever of 38, headaches and mucus. I noticed it took me a....
  • over 1 year ago

    Infectious mononucleosis (glandular fever)

    Hi, My friend has just suffered from Infectious mononucleosis (glandular fever) for about 6 weeks from the start of February to mid March, I accidentally drank out of his drink today, yet he has been completely fine for about 2 weeks now, I just wondered what the likelihood of becoming infected would be, I have no health issues and would say I have a pretty healthy immune system. I understand the symptons don't usually start showing for up to 4 weeks. I've just done this for precaution so....
  • over 1 year ago

    Type 1 Diabetes with Sinus infection

    So on March 9th I went to the dr and they said I had a sinus infection and gave me medicine for that called Cefdinir and I’ve been taking it and still have more to take it was a ten day med.. but my cough is getting worse and my throat is hurting and my snot has gotten soooooo yellow when I blow my nose it’s almost alarming iv seen yellow snot when I have these but NEVER this color is like such a crazy bright ... it's even gotten worse in color in the last two days. idk I guess I just want to....
  • over 1 year ago

    Bleeding Tonsils

    I'm concerned because for about the last year or two, when I sleep at night I can taste and feel blood/phlem in my throat and when I get up in the night or in the morning I spit out blood. The Doctor tells me I have "Bleeding Tonsils". I have no fever, no sore throat or anything to indicate that I am sick. I just don't know why this is happening and would like to know how to cure it. I'm 56 years old so I don't think having a tonsillectomy at my age is something I really....
  • over 1 year ago

    Ear infection causing ringing and sensitivity to sound

    Hello. So few days back I slept fine but woke up with a sharp pain in my ear. I have this history of flu which remains 365 days but its more of a mild kind. No runny nose etc. I put in 3 drops of Otosporin in my ear to ease the pain and till night, the pain was gone. Though the very next morning when I woke up, I felt like I was hyper sensitive to sounds. Higher pitch sounds like horns, female voice and etc were causing me irritation as I felt they were too loud. Beside that, there was a constant....