Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

i have a lot of mucus in my chest

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Bronchitis: Any infection of the respiratory system can lead to an inflammatory response. Mucous and white cells are pushed out into the respiratory tract. Mostly ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
An upper: Respiratory infection that lasts too long might need antibiotics.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Cough: You perceive it in the chest but it really is that you have mucus from your nose which at night drops to the back of yr throat (gravity) where u have ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
You cough less: But you still cough.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Humidity is safest: Increasing humidity and water intake is a natural start, since children under 2 years are not candidates for cough and cold medications. Excessive co ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience Pulmonology
Saline: Probably good hydration & a nebulize hypertonic saline(3.5 or 6 %). Guaifenesin at 6oo to 800 mg will help.
1
1 thank
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Exam: You should be checked for asthma and inhalant allergies. You will need a chest xray, pulmonary function studies and formalallergy testing.
1
1 thank
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
May be asthma and...: It is difficult to tell what you have, but i would suspect asthma is likely cause of your trouble. Cystic fibrosis may have similar symptoms, but shou ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Okay: Swallowing mucus will not do any harm.
1
1 comment
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Cough: It's time to seek medical help.from your doctor.and have him check for bronchitis/ pneumonia

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month