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I have have a cough a month and recently my upper

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Hi I have have a cough for about a month and recently my upper stomach started hurting I just checked my temperature and it's 100.2 I do smoke and drink I smoke about 6 packs a month and drink about 5 bottles of alcohol a month
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there, Viral infection is likely causing fever, upper stomach pain and cough. Can last long time. Stomach inflammation is also caused by smoking and alcohol. Viral bronchitis can cause persistent cough. However you should get it checked by your doctor to rule out the possibility of bacterial infection. Meanwhile you can try over the counter omeprazole 20 mg twice daily for stomach symptoms. Mucinex DM tablets can be tried for cough. Thank you for sharing your concerns with us today. If you have any additional questions or need further clarifications, please do not hesitate to ask. I am here to answer them. I wish you good health. Regards, ***** *****

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