Home » Browse Health Topics » Sore Throat » Mitral valve prolapse with cough and sore throat
Mitral valve prolapse with cough and sore throat
Dear Ask The Doctor:
I been sick for 2 weeks it started sore throat coughing alot, sinuses, I became very weak. I took musinex cold and cough at night and dayquil during the day.. I now have just a sore throat and coughing. it feels like I got a rock stuck on the right side in my throat. What is wrong with me? I never had a fever or if I did I didnt know. I do not smoke I have quite for a month now and have no intentions on picking up ever again... Any help? Thank you Grace
Answer:Most cases of sore throat and cough are caused by a viral infection. Though in certain cases, there may be an associated bacterial infection that worsens the symptoms.
You`ve mentioned that you are suffering for a mitral valve prolapse, I would suggest that you consult your doctor regarding your symptoms. Since you may be prone to endocarditis due to your heart condition, your doctor may prescribe antibiotics to prevent infection of the heart valves.
Sign In to join in the conversation.
You’re in good hands, meet ATD’s founding physicians.
Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.
- Board Certified GP
- CMO ATD Health Network Inc.
- Adjunct Professor at U Of T
Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.
- Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
- Director ATD Health Network Inc.
- Fellowship Training Atlanta, GA
Sunday I started getting a sore on the inside/t...
Sunday I started getting a sore on the inside/top of my bottom lip. ive never had a cold sore so I thought it might b...
Have this sever pain in my left ear and throat
Have this sever pain in my left ear and throat and i cant sleep at all this sharpe pains in my ear are keeping me awake
Yesterday after I ate fish I felt like I had
Yesterday after I ate fish I felt like I had a fish bone in my throat. I swallowed a big piece of a banana, I swallow...
My 20 year old daughter moved to New York City
My 20 year old daughter moved to New York City from southern California last year to study musical theater. She got s...
About 5 weeks ago I started to get uncomfortabl...
About 5 weeks ago I started to get uncomfortable swelling on the back of the nose, close to throat. No real pain, but...
Hi two days ago I suddenly got a terrible sore
Hi two days ago I suddenly got a terrible sore throat and it been hurting since. this morning my throat was very swol...
Hi, I often get blood in my throat out of no
Hi, I often get blood in my throat out of no where. When i wake up I can taste the blood There is this little pa...
Hi, I am having an uneasiness in my throat since
Hi, I am having an uneasiness in my throat since couple of weeks. I don't have any other symptoms like fever, running...
I play lacrosse and i am a goalie A shot
I play lacrosse and i am a goalie. A shot deflected off my throat guard and hit me in the throat. It hurts to swallow...
I HAVE REAL SORE THROAT AND WHITE PUS ALL OVER
I HAVE REAL SORE THROAT AND WHITE PUS ALL OVER MY LEFT TONSIL AREA AND MY LEFT TONSIL IS SWOLLEN. I WAS TESTED FOR ST...