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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Could be a few : Things but when i had a bad sinus infection a few years back i described it just as you did now. ....I'm only the foot doc, so i will let the "real do ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: Smoking, amongst its many ill effects kills off the little hair like projections on the cells that line the windpipe so mucous and other airway secret ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Phlegm is the least of your concerns if you continue to smoke. Not easy, but it is vital that you quit smoking. Phlegm is mostly due to your use of to ... Read More
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Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Belief system: If you believe that a child can catch cold from cold weather, then she shouldn't swim. If she is having trouble breathing, then she shouldn't swim. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
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Needs reason: The body always has a reason for what it does. Consistent coughing phlegm is abnormal. Not everyone who is sick feels sick or has fever. There are man ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Neal
Dr. Jack Neal answered
54 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes.: Any chronic irritation to your lungs can cause an increase in mucous production. Seek help for a smoking cessation program asap.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Timeline: If these symptoms are present for the last few days it is likely a viral infection. Rest, increased water intake, over the counter mucolytic agents ( ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Early: It sounds like the phlegm is building up in amount but is very thick. Need to loosen the phlegm but drinking lots of fluids and avoiding foods that i ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Cough remedies: Most medications and herbs are not appropriate for infants. Increasing humidity and keeping your baby well hydrated may lessen the symptoms and to su ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Supportive: The best shoes to wear when on your feet a lot are shoes that fit well and provide you good support from heel to toe. Many times buying separate arch ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
Smoking: Stop smoking.See family doctor or internist to get expectorant,cough suppresant and maybe a bronchodilator.Sputum culture may also be done.Good luck.
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