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Cough up mucus every morning

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Post nasal drip: During the night, significant amounts of mucus can collect in the upper airway, back of the throat/nose. Upon awakening, the body's response is to ex... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Dr. can check throat: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or other virus (antibiotics usually not used), allergies or irri... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Allergies? Reflux?: A person who has a cough producing mucus (phlegm) should see a doctor. The doctor can evaluate to see if there are allergies, sinusitis, stomach reflu... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Ohanswered
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Need antibiotics: Sounds like you have developed a bacterial bronchitis. Sometimes is can start as a viral infection which then develops into a secondary bacterial supe... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Wheezing: if wheezing should get treatment, as this is not the norm and compromises effective oxygenation and places stress on the lungs and heart. may need inh... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alessandra Bertolucci
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Sinusitis: Sounds like a severe sinusitis and you should drink plenty of fluid and you might have to see the doctor for antibiotic treatment.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
Allergy and Immunology 49 years experience
Airway management: You need a complete evaluation and appropriate management. See a board certified allergist.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Indravadan Ranchod
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? Need for Steroids.: IN CONSULTATION WITH YOUR DOCTOT, A SHORT COURSE OF ORAL/ INHALED STEROIDS AND BRONCHODILATOR MAY HELP. IT IS MOST LIKELY VIRAL AND CAN TAKE UP TO 6-8... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Cough/mucus: The best approach for dealing with excessive cough and mucus is first to identify the cause or reason for the symptoms. Once the cause is found, then... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Mucous...: Mucous is formed so that the body can get rid of foreign matter, like bacteria and viruses. If you are coughing excessive mucous, it may mean there is... Read More