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constant mucus in lungs

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: It could be several things, from an infection to more chronic lung diseases. If pneumonia, it sounded atypical at first, but you may be getting an inf ... Read More
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Dr. Anthony Rooklin
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Asthma: While there are a number of factors which could be causing your symptoms including an infection such as bronchitis, i think that the timing suggests t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Breathing/Anxiety?: Having mucus might go against pure anxiety. Recommend consulting your family doctor for exam & chest x-ray to be sure.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Colitz
46 years experience Dentistry
Go see your doctor: Might need a stronger antibiotic, have bll=ood drawn along with a chest xray taken.
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Dr. J'shaun Mcleod
16 years experience Pharmacology
Try Mucinex (guaifenesin): Mucinex (guaifenesin) thins out mucus and makes it easier to cough up. You would also need to increase your fluids to help the medication work better. ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Pitts
28 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities: They range from allergies and asthma to smoking damage (COPD) and could also encompass infections, bacterial, viral, and fungal. There are even some ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
Post nasal drip: Viral sinus infections often lead to a reactive hyperemia with post nasal drip for weeks to months after infection. Nasal washes plus nasal steroids ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes..: Viruses, your immune system, environment all matter. Hx of asthma, smoking , workplace chemical will prolong recovery time.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
Yes : Yes we can
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Smoking: Smokers are prone to lung irritations and infections like bronchitis, which produces mucus and coughing. Hoping your Chantix helps you quit smoking - ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Food not a factor: Foods are not a factor in production of mucus in the lungs nor do foods help in removing it. Steam inhalation may help loosen the mucus and make it ea ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kim
61 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Use bronchodilator: Stay in clean and dry air.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Govind Sharma
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Brown mucus: The brown colored mucus could be attributed to blood being mixed with phlegm.A small blood vessel could be broken in the lung tissue due to excessive ... Read More
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