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Chest congestion and mucus buildup - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello?
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   well i have a problem...for about 8 days now ive had chest congestion and mucus build up i cant eat or ill throw up im on antibiotics and mucinex but it doesnt help
Doctor :   ok
User :   so what can i do?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   15, male, none, none, 174, 5ft 10in no dependants
Doctor :   with these antibiotics
Doctor :   are you not feeling better
User :   no
User :   i dont know what to do
User :   its really aggravatinh
Doctor :   u need to consult the physician again
Doctor :   i suggest u to get chest xray, sputum culture
User :   i dont think its anything big
Doctor :   and complete blood count done
Doctor :   it will take some time
Doctor :   for the infection to resolve
User :   couldnt they just give me some REAL STRONG antibiotics because im on amox clave
Doctor :   did u finish the entire course of antibiotics
User :   no
Doctor :   that is strong enough
Doctor :   usually one should not take any antibiotics
Doctor :   unless it is required
Doctor :   if not once they deevelop resistance
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