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Im not feeling well,I feel that I have a congested chest!

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I'm not feeling well,I feel that I have a congested chest! But I haven't had a cold or anything.

Dr. Owen :

Hello, I am Dr Owen, I am a Board Certified Ob/Gyn Medical Doctor and I want to help you.

Dr. Owen :

Hello

Dr. Owen :

How long have you felt like this?

Dr. Owen :

Any fevers?

Dr. Owen :

What medications are you taking?

Dr. Owen :

Are you coughing?

Customer:

Off and on for a few months it comes and goes!

Dr. Owen :

Have you been evaluated at all for this?

Customer:

I do think I have or get a fever,and get really tired!

Dr. Owen :

okay

Dr. Owen :

Well this could be a viral infection that your body could be taking a long time to recover from

Dr. Owen :

But, you should get this evaluated at least with a Chest xray and I would do some simple blood tests such as a CBC - complete blood count

Customer:

Yes I do have a cough have had it for years,my husband say I cough every night and I have cough some today.

Customer:

No medications!

Dr. Owen :

You might have also what is known as GERD - GastroEsophageal Reflux which can cause ALL of these symptoms

Customer:

Have not seen a doctor ,have no health insurance

Dr. Owen :

okay I see

Dr. Owen :

Well you can try an over the counter products for GERD called Pepcid or Zantac Plus add Prilosec to help

Dr. Owen :

this could be the cause of what you have

Customer:

O.K Thank you !

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you are very welcome

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