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No I am not coughing up any sputum
I do have some shortness of breath - I am asthmatic (but only mild), however luckily I dont feel too out of breath.
I dont remember getting a sore throat - Seem to have picked this up since coming home from Trinidad where it was very hot and here is very very cold.
I went to my GP last week and she said it would go of its own accord, but it has been three weeks now and without sleep it is now affecting my work - I am totally exhausted.
Thank you for your answer
However my doctor told me that there was nothing she can do - she said my chest sounded clear and I do not need anti biotic.
I have been taking every cough medicine under the sun and nothing relieves my symptoms, should I go ask for some sleeping tablets as this is my main concern now?
The gastro esophageal reflux possibility is interesting as whilst I was in Trinidad I suffered with terrible acid feflux but just put it down to the spicy diet out there!
I am not using any blood pressure lowering tablets so it can't be this.
The swelling of the feet is a worry though, again whilst I was in Trinidad my ankles swole up like balloons ( I was umpiring hockey whilst there) so i just put that down to the heat and to much exercise - luckily I have not been short of breath so thats a good sign right?
I will go see my doctor again but in the meantime can you recommend anything to help relieve my symptoms and more importantly sleep!