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is it common to have chest congestion after surgery

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Exercise: While you may need to adjust the way you breathe while running with a nasal obstruction, the exercise has no effect on the sinusitis and nasal polyps. ... Read More
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Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
Tell anesthesia doc: it should be ok for most doctors, but mention it to your anesthesia so they are ready or can give you breathing treatment
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
Nothing to do: It's unpleasant, but nothing will happen.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Not much: Gentle suctioning of nose and running humidifier especially during the night will relieve the discomfort. Otc or prescription "cold meds" do not make ... Read More
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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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Do you smoke?: Smoking does that. Certain types of bacteria also cause pneumonia without symptoms of runny nose or high fevers.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Eliminate: Eliminate the cause of the congestion. See your physician, get diagnosed, and then the proper treatment can be applied. Without an examination you are ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Be clear: What is stubborn means ? How lond do you have it how often? Is it seasonal ? Any family member has it? Tke some decogetant ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
25 years experience Pulmonology
Yes: It can, by itself, or in combination with pleural fluid.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Supportive care: THe best thing to do initially is hydrate with non caffeinated fluids, Tylenol (acetaminophen) for aches and pains, something like Mucinex to thin sec ... Read More
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