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I have been taken mucinex dm pill form last couple days and

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i have been taken mucinex dm pill form for the last couple days and for sinus infection and ear infection and they gave me in urgent care also amoxicillin 500mgs for antibioctic, probem is i am not getting anywhere with the constant cough thats nagging and dry and hurting like i have the symptoms of pnomonia. and i been drinking lots water no milk, cheese pop . i have not been able to sleep at all round the clock and take care of a little four year old, the symptoms i have are joint and mucsle tightness, jerk and jolt movements, headaches , confusion and dry consistant coughs and lots of bottles of sputum and even vomitting
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.

I am sorry that your question was unanswered for long.

Your symptoms, I agree, are likely more than sinusitis. With history of diabetes and severity off your symptoms; you need complete blood counts, comprehensive metabolic panel and a chest x-ray for evaluation. You may need a stronger antibiotic than Amoxicillin (You may need an injectable antibiotic with your description). Thus you may go to either emergency room or an urgent care clinic as soon as possible.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 year ago.

In diabetic, infection can spread fast. So one needs to rule out, septicemia, pneumonia and bronchitis with your symptoms. You may have associated acid reflux too. You may consider taking Dramimine and Prilosec, both of which are over the counter medications.

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