I had a severe soar throat with fever ,chills,headache and stiff and hurting neck. I went to the er they said it was probably a virus it got so bad it hurt so bad to even drink water.I lost 9 pounds ..it wouldn't go away so I took some antibiotics I had left over.and it went away then here a week later its back what's wrong with me.
From the extensive history provided, it seems that you have recovered from a severe bout of âpharyngitis and could be having persisting issues due to post infectious bronchitis.â
Usually once a infection subsides the residual inflammation of the airway causes persistent âcough, this is called post infectious bronchitis. The main symptoms here are dry, cough in âparoxysms which persist for a long variable time frame.
Up to 25% of people suffer from a post-infectious cough â that continues for 2-3 weeks.
The condition resolves with time and conservative measures including steam inhalation, saline gargling, proper fluid intake and adequate rest.
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