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cough for over 2 months

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  • Posted By: Havoc68
  • October 30, 2009
  • 08:27 AM

I have had a cough for over 2 months. Started out pretty simply, but now is getting much worse over the last 4 days. I am coughing up a ton of greenish/grey phelgm. I went to the doctor about 3 weeks ago and she sent me home with an inhaler which did nothing. Additionally, I have the symptoms of H1N1 (fever, nausea, aches, congestion, cough). I live overseas and the doctor said they wouldn't see me since my symptoms are consistent with H1N1, but the doctor would call me to discuss (she is supposed to call today). I understand that the flu has to run it's course, but I feel that my cough symptoms supercede the flu. Any advice?

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  • Do you or have you ever smoked and if so for how long ? If not have you ever been exposed to asbestos, coal, or anything else you think might have caused damage to your lungs ?
    gungwane 62 Replies
    • October 30, 2009
    • 01:41 PM
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  • I have had a cough for over 2 months. Started out pretty simply, but now is getting much worse over the last 4 days. I am coughing up a ton of greenish/grey phelgm. I went to the doctor about 3 weeks ago and she sent me home with an inhaler which did nothing. Additionally, I have the symptoms of H1N1 (fever, nausea, aches, congestion, cough). I live overseas and the doctor said they wouldn't see me since my symptoms are consistent with H1N1, but the doctor would call me to discuss (she is supposed to call today). I understand that the flu has to run it's course, but I feel that my cough symptoms supercede the flu. Any advice?You could try a flu formula like below but if you choose to do so it would be sensible to put it past your doctor first in case it is H1N1 to make sure it is ok to take if you have this illnesshttp://www.heavenearthchineseherbs.com/drive-out-flu-infection-yin-chiao-tang-yin-qiao-tang-p-13.html?zenid=d40v406t72srsk3jkijnufgd34
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 30, 2009
    • 04:35 PM
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