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Having ear infection, ringing, loss of appetite, sleeplessness, headache, blood in mucous, swollen throat, hard to breath, chest pains, congestion, cough. Cause?

i have had this terrible cough and its just getting are some of my symptoms ear infection/ringing, loss of appetite , cant sleep for a couple days even with meds, head pain, blood in white mucus sometimes, throat is swollen and hard to breath, chest pains, congested, memory , have been drinking 8+ bottles of water a day and still feel dehygerated. Sweating-having cold and hot sweating, face is turning red from coughing so much and so hard constantly/ burping up vomit in mouth, light headed, The cough goes from a mild, dry, hacking cough to a severe cough that you can t control, thick mucus. do you think its worth going to the emergency room? MY BREATHING IS TERRIBLE AND IT HURTS A LOT!!
Asked On : Sat, 24 Nov 2012
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Welcome in H.C.M.

I have gone through your query and after careful analysis of symptoms and their co-relation with possible pathological process which may be there, I hope that you are having severe acute upper respiratory tract infection involving your nose and sinuses and extending back to throat and reaching the ear via eustachian tube.

Since you are feeling air hunger therefore some allergic involvement is also suspected.

For confirmation and treatment point of view you are advice for-

1- Culture and sensitivity of throat swab.

2- Sputum for AFB & Gram's staining.

3- X-ray chest and paranasal sinuses.

4- E.C.G.

After this a thorough examination and clinical co-relation of finding with investigations report will disclose the real facts of pathological process going on and that may be accordingly managed.

Answered: Mon, 28 Oct 2013
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