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cold or flu

Sunday I woke up with a sore throat as the day went on it got worse. By yesterday it was unbearable and the congestion started. This morning my whole body aches, I have chills no fever, throat still is killing me,  completely congested and now its hard to breath. The sudden onset makes me question is this a cold? Flu? Streptococcus?  Or isthere a virus going around? I am trying to get a doctor appt this morning.
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Avatar universal
Um.... It probably is the cold or it could be a chest infection/virus. Thats a good idea to go see the doctor they should be able to tell you more

Hope this helps Emily
Avatar universal
it do sound like a throat infection or viral
1298701 tn?1286986994
probably just some infection or cold. or do you have any allergy? i have allergy reaction asthma and when it started i was all congested because of the allergy. and my throat was start to hurt because of me sneezing and stuff too i thought it was just the flu till couple days later i couldnt breath right. just make sure you get checked up even if its just cold i will go get checked since you have hard time breathing.
1451438 tn?1285236545
Turned out to be a respiratory infection. I was prescribed a zpac and mucinex yesterday. Still feel terrible but hopefully the meds will kick in today and I will feel better tomorrow.
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Avatar universal
hope you feel better real soon
1451438 tn?1285236545
Thanks everyone for your comments and advise
Avatar universal
Hope you get better soon =)
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