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how to loosen tight airways

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Dr. Leonard Giunta
53 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Plain Robitussin (guaifenesin) is a mucolytic and will liquify secreations.

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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Acid reflux: This may be acid reflux. You can see your local ENT who can use a camera to look down your throat - very simple procedure done in the clinic without s ... Read More
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Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tight throat: If it is from a muscle spasm, Ibuprofen can help. Otherwise, i would see your doctor.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Need an x ray: You need a cxr and work up. It be anything from allergies to tuberculosis.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Call your allergist: If you are having bothersome symptoms, just call the office - they will get you in right away, or tell you what you can do. If you already have a diag ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: The value of inhaled steroids is it targets the drug action on the very lung tissues which need it without leaving muck to enter the blood. It does no ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Exertion symptoms: given your age and history the first concern would be cardiac disorder, this needs immediate evaluation and probable treatment.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Orthopnea: This may be an indication of a serious cardiac or pulmonary condition like congestive heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, obstructive sleep apnea, ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
May show LERD: Exposure of vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin will result in inflammation of vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation) = lerd ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
COPD: People who have chronic reactive airway disease for years may go on to copd. Otherwise you may only periodically wheeze on exposure to certain trigger ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenny Carter
14 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sleep study: You should first be evaluated by a physician who can examine you and make sure there are no other obvious causes of breathing difficulty. The best way ... Read More
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