I have a sore throat and suffer from asthma, do I need antibiotics?

I have a sore throat and suffer from asthma. I have had this sore throat for about 3 days. A little feverish and have a cough. Do I need antibiotics?

Male
Age: 27
Medications:

I suffer from extreme blood pressure problems, how can I get my BP down?

I suffer from extreme blood pressure problems. I now have 198 over 72 but cannot get it down. I went to an ER and there they gave me a Nitroglycerin patch which helped reduce it to 180. Doctor prescribed Coversyl 5 – 2.5 but it doesn’t seem to work. I have had heart surgery with valve.

Male
Age: 52
Medications: Coversyl, Coumadin

My 8 months old baby girl has a high fever, cough, and cold, diagnosed with bronchiolitis?

My 8 months old baby girl had a high fever, cough, and cold. We went to the ER and she was diagnosed with bronchiolitis. She was prescribed a nebulizer and then put on Asthalin. At the hospital she was put back on nebulizer after 2 days because her peripheral capillary oxygen saturation went to 87. How dangerous is this?

Female
Age: 8 months
Medications: Asthalin

I am allergic to dust mites, medication helped now problem has returned?

I am allergic to dust mites. And have been on Xolair for six months. My allergies went all away. And felt great for a year. No longer on Xolaire now. But I now have a throat infection (white infected tonsils), fever and cold like symptoms. And all my allergies (skin rashes all over my body) have come back. I don’t know what I should do?

Female
Age: 22
Medications Xolair

I have an inguinal hernia, should I get an operation?

I have an inguinal hernia on the left side of my groin, it is small, has appeared 2 weeks ago. It does not cause any pain at all nor does it disturb me. When lying down I don’t feel it at all. But when I stand I do see it. When I push on it I feel it. Should I get surgery done?

Male
Age: 61
Medications: BP pills and Thyroid pills

I have had a severe sinus cold which has affected my sense of smell?

Hello doctor, 2 months ago I suffered from a severe head sinus cold for 2 weeks. After which i felt fine, but I started to lose my sense of smell. It began slowly but now is continuing and I am worried. I saw a doctor who said I had nose polyps and inflammation. what do you recommend I do. I don’t want to no longer be able to smell!

Male
Age: 35
Medications: None.

I had several panic attack episodes and I take Valium, now experience fear attacks?

I had several panic attacks lately and my doctor – neurologist prescribed me Valium. Now I experience fears which I have never had in the past like fear of food intoxication, being alone by myself and other fears, like the dark and many more. What should I do?

Female
Age: 25
Medications: Valium

I have had irregular periods, now feel nauseous?

I have had irregular periods, now feel nauseous. I saw my doctor about my irregular periods and she prescribed metformin for 12 weeks. After taken metformain for 4 days I feel nauseous, tongue feels like metal and is swollen and painful. What is going on? Should I consult a specialist?

Female
Age: 22
Medications: metformin