A 34-year-old female asked:
I have heavy chest congestion and have been through 2 lots of antibiotics, doc now put me on asthma puffer and prednisolone. still crook. pls help?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Addiction Medicine 17 years experience
Still coughing?: There are several possibilities. The most likely is that you have mucus dripping from your sinuses down your throat and collecting at your vocal chords. This will lead to a wheezing cough and a sensation of congestion in your upper chest. The treatment is nasal saline, nasal steroids, and anti-histamines. If it is not this, there remain nearly a dozen other possibilities.
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