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lingering chest congestion after cold

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: No evidence that dairy products will make the mucus thicker, etc. Encourage lots of fluids and nasal saline rinses.
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Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Giving yogurt and dairy products does not generally increase chest congestion--that is not a scientific fact although people sometimes feel it does.Th ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
53 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You bet: Vit c 1000 mg twice a day, oil of oregano one cap twice a day , steam inhalation with euclyptius oil, rub Vicks on back and ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
Clarify: I'm not sure we understand your question here. Please clarify for us. Thanks!
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Try our other forum: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try a private con ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Try mucinex (guaifenesin) dm: Antihistamines, lots of liquid and vitamin c. Follow up with your md.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mikhail Gendel
46 years experience Family Medicine
See your PCP: It will better for you to get examined by a doctor.
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Dr. Tony Su
Dr. Tony Su answered
33 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Seek medical help: This may be a chronic lung infection such as lung abscess, tuberculosis, atypical pneumonia. You need an evaluation from your doctor. Don't delay.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Get her evaluated: At 10 months old, it is important to get your child evaluated since she has not eaten in 4 days. She is at risk of getting sicker, not only from her ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Upper respiratory: tract infection probably converted to bronchitis or pneumonia.
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