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Ive had bronchitis now for 2 weeks. I have a dry, hacky cough

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I've had bronchitis now for 2 weeks. I have a dry, hacky cough that is really annoying. The only thing that calms my cough is Tussionex.
Any fever
Shortness of breath?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes to the fever question.
No shortness of breath but wheezing.

So you need an exam
This could have moved into pneumonia
Have you had an exam, x ray?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I saw my Doc 2 weeks ago. No X-ray at that time. I'm a flight attendant and concerned whether I should go to work tomorrow. I could get through my trip with the Tussionex.
X ray.
Could be walking pneumonia.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Thank you. Are you not allowed to prescribe meds like antibiotics?
You have to see a doctor.
You don't want antibiotics for bronchitis...inhaler therapy.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Thank you