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Cough up rubbery mucus

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Requires: sputum culture and sensitivity testing. I suggest screening for asthma and CF. Check her temperature every 4- hrs and have her tested for inhalant all... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Need to see doctor: ? wheezing bronchitis or worse. need at least antibiotics &bronchodilators.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Nasal saline: Zarbees contains honey and this is often soothing and lessens cough. Nasal saline rinses may be as effective. Avoiding multiple over the counter medic... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Postnasal drip: Most like causes of chronic cough in adults are chronic bronchitis (smokers with yellow am sputum), gastric reflux, cough variant asthma, allergy, and... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
See a doctor: A cough that lasts that long needs to be checked out. See your doctor.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Windpipe: This may be an aftermath of tracheal irritation after a viral upper respiratory tract infection which was associated with coughing up mucus. This resi... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Cure not possible without knowing cause and there are many in India. You need to see a local Dr.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends: If the cough has lasted more than two weeks, you should see a doctor. If you have blood in the mucus, lose weight or get fever, see a doctor. Wish you... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Guaifenesin: Take high dose Guaifenesin (tablets), with Hypertonic Saline in power nebulizer. Get hydrated generously. Those will help.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Keimowitz
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
Cough: It means there's some irritation. Need to figure out where it is and what's causing it. If you're a febrile you likely don't need to worry. If it p... Read More

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