Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
121 Doctors are Online

Constant cough, hoarseness in voice, cold. Left arm ache, heaviness in neck with tingling. Suggestions ?

Hi i have had a cough for the last 9 weeks and voice very hoarse and feeling cold / fluey. Thinking it is a virus only went to Dr last week and was given antibiotics which seem to have worked except noe still have cough and now sore throat . When i was their i mentioned that my neck and my shoulder was feeling tender Dr said could be pulled muscle. Now my left arm is aching and neck and feels quite heavy also slightly numb at times with some tingling but not pins and needles. Can you advise
Asked On : Sat, 23 Feb 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  98
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
ENT Specialist 's  Response

Welcome in H.C.M.

I have gone through your query regarding constant cough, hoarseness in voice,cold ache in left arm and heaviness in neck.

Since 9 weeks had passed in your present disease therefore you should consult ENT specialist to rule out causes of prolong cough like-

(a) Chronic laryngitis and laryngopharyngitis.

(b) Vocal nodule & growth on vocal cords.

(c) Sinusitis.

(d) Diseases of lungs as- bronchitis, asthma, chronic pulmonary infective diseases

(e) C.H.F. - though it is to be diagnose by cardiologist but any doctor may put it in suspicion by listening basal crepts on auscultation.

So I think a thorough examination and relevant investigations are now became necessary as your cough and hoarseness is there for quite long time.

Answered: Sun, 18 Aug 2013
I find this answer helpful

 1 user finds this helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor