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Pain for over a week now

A little over a week ago, I started with a a cough that, seemed like a normal cold. I had a stuffy nose but, nothing to really worry about.

Now,  my head is always hurting from the coughing, Im coughing up mucus constantly. My Lungs hurt so very badly. It is the worst of all. I cant even sleep because I feel pressure on them when Im laying down. My upper back hurts but, that might be from my lungs.  When I finally can get a few hours of rest, I wake up from not breathing. Its scary.  Im short of breath all the time. I get winded having normal conversations with people
Im 23, I dont smoke, Im over weight but not amazingly so.  Its hard to explain to people that I cant even walk for more than a few mins without being out of breath, without it seeming like Im being dramatic.
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1415174 tn?1453243103
Hi, I'm sorry you are going through this. Your cold may have turned into pneumonia. You need to see a doctor. It may just be bronchitus or something like that but it sounds like you need antibiotics and something for the inflammation. Especially if you have a fever. In any case I would have them listen to your lungs and get an Xray if needed. Let us know how your are doing.
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4312186 tn?1353315903
you might have a chest infection or broncitus so see the doc
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