Medical

Have medical questions? Ask a doctor online!

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Medical Questions
I have a persistent productive cough that if i let go too
I have a persistent productive cough that if i let go too long makes me wheeze and has put me n the hospital. The main treatment for the cough is a dose of prednisone usually a tapering dose from 4 or… read more
Dr. RK
Dr. RK
Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,624 satisfied customers
I have chronic dry cough, shortness of breath, wheezing,
I have chronic dry cough, shortness of breath, wheezing, can't sleep in the bed because of breathing and coughing, dizziness … read more
Vakul Aren
Vakul Aren
Consultant Physician
Post graduation (Liverpool, U.K.)
4,318 satisfied customers
Last December I developed a dry cough that didn't respond to
Last December I developed a dry cough that didn't respond to codeine so steroids were prescribed. they didnt work either as I was breathless with a soft chesty cough. On 1st Jan I went to emergency wi… read more
Anthony Bray, MD
Anthony Bray, MD
Doctoral Degree
9,226 satisfied customers
I have had a very bad cough for 2 1/2 weeks. No sore throat.
Hi, I have had a very bad cough for 2 1/2 weeks. No sore throat. A bad headache. The cough is mostley dry and worse at night.… read more
Anthony Bray, MD
Anthony Bray, MD
Doctoral Degree
9,226 satisfied customers
I have been on Prednisone for viral bronchitis, and finished
i have been on Prednisone for viral bronchitis, and finished the tapering dose yesterday. I was on Prednisone for 7 days. I hate this drug and feel that my body does not respond faborably to it. Ended… read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
24,713 satisfied customers
I am getting over the flu maybe walking pneumonia. My chest
I am getting over the flu maybe walking pneumonia. My chest started hurting (without cough or fever) last Monday 9 APR. I started getting a fever in the evening that eventually went to 102.7. My blood… read more
Dr. Cameron
Dr. Cameron
10,475 satisfied customers
Symptoms: cellulitis treated with Doxycycline 1/20/12; 1/23
Symptoms: cellulitis treated with Doxycycline 1/20/12; 1/23 wet, non productive cough and headache (forehead only); later same day in evening O2 Sat 89; Chest xray small area of possible pneumonia; lu… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
7,797 satisfied customers
Breathing, tests show extremely mild emphysema, chest xrays
Breathing, tests show extremely mild emphysema, chest xrays clear - no signs of fluid or emphysema, CT Scan/Angiogram with contrast shows no signs of fluid or emphysema. Heart appears normal. No pulmo… read more
Dr. D. Love
Dr. D. Love
Doctor
Doctoral Degree
18,159 satisfied customers
Last Tues. saw my primary Dr. with wheezing, & heavy
Last Tues. saw my primary Dr. with wheezing, & heavy couphing. Cough up sputum, but do not bring it up. Stethoscope indicated cinfirmed "messed up lungs." He Rxd prednisone,20 Mg, & cefdinir, 300 Mg. … read more
Dr. D. Love
Dr. D. Love
Doctor
Doctoral Degree
18,159 satisfied customers
40 yo female, hx of severe asthma as child, nearly dormant
40 yo female, hx of severe asthma as child, nearly dormant for over 15 years, began having episodes again and went on higher level management in 2008; a month ago I had a flare (pollen related) that p… read more
IMDR06
IMDR06
Attending Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,037 satisfied customers
I was diagnosed with bronchial asthma at age 9 and received
i was diagnosed with bronchial asthma at age 9 and received allergy shots until age 27. at that age allergist felt no need for me to continue injections or meds. i was fine until age 40 when i took a … read more
Dr. Davidson
Dr. Davidson
Physician - Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Doctoral Degree
1,048 satisfied customers
I have been coughing severely for over 5 weeks now in the er
I have been coughing severely for over 5 weeks now in the er 5 times needing breathing treatments and admitted for 6 days. Have a non productive cough that becomes salty/foamy at times for days. Sound… read more
Doctor Marcus
Doctor Marcus
Asst Professor of Emergency Medicine
Doctoral Degree
1,290 satisfied customers
It hurts to breath and tightness in my chest. My lungs don't
It hurts to breath and tightness in my chest. My lungs don't seem congested and I don't feel so good kind of like I'm getting sick. I have no health insurance so any info would be appreciated. Thanks … read more
Dr Wu
Dr Wu
Doctoral Degree
1,592 satisfied customers
I am 50 years old and have never had a temp over 98-99
Hi my name is***** am 50 years old and have never had a temp over 98-99 never. When I am sick my temp seems to drop. Normal for me is about 96.8. I have been sick for a few months. I am a smoker and h… read more
Dr. Lori
Dr. Lori
Admitting MD, Palliative Care Consultant
Doctoral Degree
1,049 satisfied customers
I have developed a chronic cough. Chest xrays were clear. It
I have developed a chronic cough. Chest xrays were clear. It has been suggested to me that my taking fosamax may be a cause. Is this possible?… read more
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Assistant Professor, Critical Care
Doctoral Degree
9,681 satisfied customers
After coughing for a couple of weeks, the cough is mild. But
After coughing for a couple of weeks, the cough is mild. But when I do cough, my throat closes in a spasm. I cannot take air in or out. Very scary. I have been to two urgent care Dr. and called parame… read more
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Assistant Professor, Critical Care
Doctoral Degree
9,681 satisfied customers
Went to ER yesterday for bad cough, wheezing. Got a
Went to ER yesterday for bad cough, wheezing. Got a breathing treatment and some meds, sent home. Today I'm coughing up a green/yellow mucous and have SEVERE pain in my right shoulder blade (in back).… read more
Dr. D. Love
Dr. D. Love
Doctor
Doctoral Degree
18,159 satisfied customers
62 yrs old-cold & mild cough all winter. Dr diagnosed sinus
62 yrs old-cold & mild cough all winter. Dr diagnosed sinus infection because every time a coughed I got a sudden headache across forehead. Gave antibiotics. No change. felt worse, back to doctor, lis… read more
Dr. Salar
Dr. Salar
Hospitalist/ Internist
Doctoral Degree
4,404 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Family Physician

Family Physician

Doctor

2,592 satisfied customers

Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Dr. Ketch

Dr. Ketch

Board Certified Physician

76 satisfied customers

Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University

DrRussMD

DrRussMD

Board Certified Physician

51,788 satisfied customers

Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.

Dr. David

Dr. David

Board Certified Physician

224 satisfied customers

Treat children/young adults, former chief resident, multiple publications

Dr. D. Love

Dr. D. Love

Doctor

18,159 satisfied customers

Family Physician for 10 years; Hospital Medical Director for 10 years.

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Doctor

16,629 satisfied customers

20 yrs. in practice, including surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Doctor

14,303 satisfied customers

MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x