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Hello Doc, I have chest congestion, deep cough and headaches

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Posted on Wed, 13 Mar 2019
Question: Hello Doc, I have chest congestion, deep cough and headaches, persistent since yesterday.
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (25 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Get done chest x ray.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
By your history and description, we should definitely rule out lung infection in your case.
So get done chest x ray.
Please let me know if you are smoker.
Also let me know if you have fever.
I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (23 hours later)
Thanks Dr. Bhavsar. I'm a former smoker who quit in the 80's. I had a fever briefly. I'm going to get a chest X-ray today. I do have a history of lung infections up to near pneumonia. Thanks for your time Doc.
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Thanks for your kind words.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.
I am glad that my advice is helping you.
It's always encouraging for doctors to hear positive feedback from patients.
Hope I have solved your query.
If you are not having further queries, then please close the conversation and rate my answer.
You can ask me directly on bit.ly/askdrkaushalbhavsar. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Hello Doc, I have chest congestion, deep cough and headaches

Brief Answer: Get done chest x ray. Detailed Answer: Thanks for your question on Ask a doctor forum. I can understand your concern. By your history and description, we should definitely rule out lung infection in your case. So get done chest x ray. Please let me know if you are smoker. Also let me know if you have fever. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.