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I keep coughing!

I am 16 and a half years old and i am now a junior in high school. In the past week or so i have been coughing a lot. Its been getting worse and worse everyday and my throat is actually starting to hurt now. I dont really know what is wrong with me. If you guys have any questions for me that would help you determine what is wrong feel free to ask.
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Hi and thanks for using the forum.

Is the cough your only symptom?  Any fever, runny/stuffy nose, headaches, chest pains?  If the cough is your only symptom, then this could be an allergy related cough, asthma, or even something like bronchitis.  A cough lasting more than a few days should be evaluated.  I suggest that you talk to your parent or guardian and let them know that you need to see a doctor who can then listen to your lungs and check your throat to see what is going on.  Good luck and hope you feel better soon.

Bridget

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Are you having trouble breathing?  Because if you are, then you may have whooping cough.
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i am 17 years old. For the past 3-4 days i've been coughing and having a mild fever in the evenings, 100.3 measured orally. Then i sweat a little at night and in the morning i wake up without fever but my coughing is still there. What might be my problem?
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