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Cough, sore throat, lower back pain, nose bleed. What do I have?

Hi, I have been coughing so much lately. A very bad cough dry/ sore throat and when I start coughing I can t stop. Due to coughing my lowerback is very sore. I just woke up inthe middle of the night with a terrible bloody nose lost quite a bit of blood. My back and throat are very sore and help like crazy. What do I have and how can I fix it? Please help! Thanks
Asked On : Sat, 29 Dec 2012
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HI I have gone through your mail and as you said that you are having dry irritating cough which is quite severe and onece start becmes difficult to stop,this is associated with soreness in throat and congested nose which sometimes bleeds,now after reading your complaints I would like to say that during coughing intrathorasic pressure is increased,this increase intrathorasic pressure decreases venus return to heart thus peripheral congestion occurs this is the explanation of nasal congestion and even nasal bleed in your case.THANKS
Answered: Sun, 30 Dec 2012
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