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Have a URI for 2 weeks that has gotten worse. Saw an urgent

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Have a URI for 2 weeks that has gotten worse. Saw an urgent care MD 12/30 who prescribed Bactrim and Cough syrup with AC, now coughing more, no sleep, exhaustion. Urgent care wait 3 hours
JA: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?
Customer: Since 12/21, nausea and occasional vomiting from the cough, sinus and nasal congestion
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Am taking Budesonide Ed for Colitis
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago
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Hi there,

Have you had any fevers or chills?

How old are you?

Are you allergic to other antibiotics?

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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Does it feel like you have sinus congestion and runny nose?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
sinus and nasal congestion, I am 73 in quite good help except for this challenging URI. Am concerned it has morphed into walking pneumonia.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
A.M sweating as well
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Thats what I was about to say - have you had a chest xray?

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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago

You need azithromycin or amoxicillin.

You may have been undertreated.

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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago
Do you have body aches?
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago
Bactrim is not a good pneumonia treatment
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago
You should take an antihistamine in the meantime
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No have not had a chest X-ray. Is it possible to get an Rx from you for azithromycin or amoxicillin? Also would like to have some Tessalon. Please advise
Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago
However, you need different antibiotics
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Now I am confused...you suggested those two antibiotics so I don't understand your question. What do you advise? I tried to call without success so I could talk with you. I thought by paying for this online service you would be able to help me so that I would not have to go sit in urgent care for 3 hours.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Is this conversation now over? If so I do not feel it has been helpful in any way. Will seek to get my money back and will report this service as bogus and a waste of time and money
Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago
No I saw you were offline so I stepped away
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago
I meant that you can do either azithromycin or amoxicillin
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago
I can not prescribe over the computer though.
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago
Tessalon pearls work very well too
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago
I would call the urgent care and let them know
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago
They might give you a new prescription
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago
Are you there
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 1 year ago
I will be stepping away again. Please leave your questions, concerns, and comments and I'll get back to you when I return
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