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Cough, nasal drainage, achy joints, head ache

Patient: I have nasal congestion,drainage, sore throat and achy joints.

 

 

Symptoms: Coughing, nasal blockage

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for your question.It is possible that you may have contracted a bacterial or viral infection. Given your ad vanced age, we recommend that you seek medical evaluation and treatment of your symptoms immediately as this these types of infections can become rapidly worse in an older person. You will likely be treated with antibiotic medication to treat this possible infection.Thank you for consulting AskTheDoctor.com

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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