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Is there a flu in Cancun with chest congestion and pain also

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Is there a flu in Cancun with chest congestion and pain also coughing and headache?
JA: When did the headache begin? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: Saturday evening. Took Vicks cough syrup
JA: Have you seen a doctor about cough?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Liver disease, varices veins
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

yes, there can be flu and viral infections in cancun

are you coughing up sputum? what color is it?

do you have a thermometer to check for fever?

how old are you?

how long have you been sick?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Sputum was green yesterday yellow today. Sick for 3 days. Age 62. Do not have thermometer.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

green and yellow sputum can be a sign of a bacterial lung infection, like bronchitis or pneumonia

you should see a doctor

and get a sputum culture

and chest xray and temp check

you may need a course of antibiotics to get better.

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