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Should I see GP or waste of their time?

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Alicia870 Wed 04-Dec-19 20:47:01

Been unwell the past week with cough, sore throat etc generally a bad cold. The past few of days though I have quite an uncomfortable feeling in my chest, feel wheezy, coughing up yellow phlegm, much worse in evening night and morning. Don't want to waste a gp appointment if it's just a general cold or would you go with these symptoms?

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GAW19 Wed 04-Dec-19 20:51:24

Could you go to a pharmacy? You can now see someone in private and they can advise you best. 😊

Pilot12 Wed 04-Dec-19 20:51:53

You could call NHS24 and ask their opinion, or call in at your local Pharmacy and see what they say......

avocadochocolate Wed 04-Dec-19 20:52:52

Could be pneumonia. Yes, see your GP.

managedmis Thu 05-Dec-19 01:24:17

GP

LadyB49 Thu 05-Dec-19 01:26:21

See how your chest feels this morning.
Yellow phlegm doesn't sound good!

girlofthenorth Thu 05-Dec-19 10:43:25

yes GP

Somepoorbugger Thu 05-Dec-19 10:45:08

See your gp but they probably won't give you anything - if it's viral it just needs to run its course. I've had similar lately and I think it's probably a winter chest infection

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