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Why Is My Bronchitis Phlegm And Cough Worse At Night When Laying Down
Bad cough and producing yellow sputum. Notice wheezing from my chest when I laugh or lie down. Cough worse when laying down. What should I take?
Phlegm is the thick, sticky mucus secreted by the surface of the respiratory tract during a cold or other respiratory infection. The respiratory tract includes the nose and sinuses, throat, voice box, bronchi, and lungs. Phlegm is mucus that may contain bacteria, viruses, respiratory surface cells, and inflammatory cells. Normal mucus is not phlegm, but a protective layer secreted ...Read more
Cough started 4 days ago Steadily getting worse Sharp pains in chest when coughing only hard to breathe when coughing Worse when laying or out in cold?
Coughing for 3 months.
On cough syrup but it only works for awhile. Gets worst at night.
Sometimes theres wheezing sound after i cough when i breathe
Lung pain at night and in the morning when i wake up \u0026#40;both lungs\u0026#41;. Smoker. What could it be? No cough, i have hoarseness 4days
Possibilities...: You may be having bronchospasm which can lead to shortness of breath, cough, wheezing, etc. The cough can lead to musculoskeletal chest discomfort as well as hoarseness. The bronchospasm can be due to post-nasal drip, GERD, asthma, etc. and these disorders can be worse at night, especially in supine position. See your doctor since there is treatment for all of these issues. Quit smoking ASAP! ...Read more
Why does my asthma get worse at night my throaht feels clogged with mucus and the cough is very deep?
Nocturnal Asthma: There is a natural tendency for airway swelling and constriction to increase at night, due to the normal nighttime fall in hormones that suppress inflammation, the so-called diurnal rhythm. There is also a greater tendency for secretions to pool in the larger airways when you are lying down and breathing is more shallow. Adjusting asthma meds in the evening and adding expectorants may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feeling breathless with tight chest. Also coughing up yellow mucous. I wheeze when I lay down and can feel rattling in my throat and chest. What is it?
What are the chances of having collapsed lungs? Should I go for xray? I have bronchitis taking rulide150mg + symbicort turbuhaler. My coughing is very bad worse at night. My chest hurts both sides when breathing even more when laying down breathing
I can't breathe at night and wake up coughing and have itching in my throat. It feels like i pulling so hard to breathe but only at night.
I have a feeling in my chest and it goes up clear into my neck i cough and it stopes.Sometime it makes me dizzy . This sometime happens when I am lying down sometime walking up staires sometime across flat floors .One night i was comming home at night and
My voice keeps changing when I wake up and I spit green solid phlem, sinus and throat hurt but no chest pain at all 4 days so far what is it?
Sinus infection: You may have a sinus infection which slot do times are allergy/virus related and will eventually go away with OTC management. Try taking a decongestant and an intranasal corticosteroid like Flonase or nasocort.. If this continues for more than a week, go see your doctor for a possible bacterial infection... ...Read more
I've been coughing up phlegm ...Having a hard time breathing when inhaling...Pain on leftside, hurts worse when I lay down and pain also by shoulder ?
When I lay flat to sleep at night, fluid starts to accumulate in my throat. I wake up and start coughing. as if im chocking on fluid. what causes this?
GERD: Sounds like gastresophageal reflux disease. For a start, avoid eating 4 hours before bedtime, and consider sleeping in a slightly upright position, or elevate the head of the bed on blocks. Meds can help, but may need endoscopic Stretta procedure or surgery (fundoplication) depending on clinical scenario. Start with a visit to primary care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dr put me on codiene cough syrup to help calm down my cough and its not helping still up at night coughing head still feels full have sinus pressure?
Cough: Sounds like a viral illness with bronchitis and sinus issues. The cough in bronchitis can go on for a month. if its persistent you should get a chest xray and make sure you dont have pneumonia. You might need antibiotics. For the sinus part, steam, saline sprays and OTC decongestants help ( dont take them late or you will be up all night) ...Read more
My chest hurts when i lie down and im suddenly wheezing and coughing up water-like liquid and experiencing painful coughing.
Chest pain w/wheezin: Go to ER as soon as possible. You do not mention age or other history but may have some excess water in lungs and some heart issues that need a water pill or medicine to resolve it. Could also be reflux with asthma but that needs evaluation as well , GO to ER immediately. ...Read more
My sternum aches when i inhale its a dull aching pain whenever i inhale, it seems to worsen when i lay down to sleep at night?
It may be a : Condition known as a costochondritis which is an inflammatory condition of the cartilage of the sternal region. It usually occurs after a flu or cold and gets better over time. Over the counter medication can help with symptoms but get checked to make sure it is not heart or lung related. ...Read more
Chest congestion when lying down and itchy throat every night. What is it? Should i drink antibiotic or antihistamine?
Cough supressant: recommend over the counter medication to decrease chest congestion like Robitussin dm, (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) the DM has a medication that provides cough suppressant and help w/ the chest congestion. Continue to hydrate while by drinking at least 64 ounces of water a day this will thin the mucous secretions in your chest as well. If this persists for more than 5 days follow up with your doctor you may need antibiotics ...Read more
Throat clogs heavy breathing chest and spinal pain when laying down sore throat and trouble talking when not laying down been going on for 3-4 days ?
See Doc: See your MD. Sounds like a URI that may have spread to your lungs. ...Read more
Bad cold virus for 2 weeks, finally feel better. Went to sleep, starting to cough lots. Barking seal cough laying down, tight chest sitting up. Bad?
Viral illness: If you are having any problems breathing, have fever, have a change in the appearance of your sputum or are having other symptoms it may be necessary to see your doctor and be evaluated. Hard to say whether this is needed now without having further info. Best to err on the side of safety and if you have questions, get examined by a professional. ...Read more
Had bronchitis 3 times past 2 months, the third time meds didnt help and feel a lot worse, severe cough with phlegm day+night, pain in middle of chest between breasts, cant breath properly, bad lower back pain, headaches, could it be more serious?
Bronchitis : You need to see your physician again as the antibiotics you had appear to be ineffective ...Read more
I have a terrible cough that produces either very little phlegm or a mouth full of watery phlegm. Laying down seems to make it worse.?
Possibly reflux: It's possible you are having reflux. Stomach juice can come up from below and cause irritation and inflammation of the throat leading to symptoms that you describe. This is why laying down would make it worse. You can try staying away from acids such as coffee tea and soda, don't eat late at night waiting about three hours before laying down and trying over-the-counter antacid medication. ...Read more
Could be: If you have cough with production of sputum accompanied by chest pain could be many things among them bronchitis being one . Other possibilities are pneumonia , self limiting upper respiratory tract infection . The list is long . If the symptom persists , the best thing to do is to see your pcp. ...Read more
I'm 68. I had acute bronchitis 7 months ago. This past month I bring up clear phlegm. I don't have a cough-I just cough when I feel congested?
Coughing: Post nasal drip from sinusitis or from allergies can cause cough (other allergic symptoms:sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, needing to blow nose). Exposure to an irritant and acid reflux from the stomach can also cause cough. If a smoker, chronic bronchitis or lung cancer can cause cough, but usually not clear phlegm. Other causes, also. If unclear reason, worthwhile seeing your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I never usually cough up phlegm with blood but today i coughed up phlegm with blood and it was thick im nervous and is wondering if its bronchitis?
How do I know when my Bronchitis is almost gone? After 3 weeks I still have a dry cough and phlegm every so often and have to use my inhaler at times
Cough: The cough from bronchitis can sometimes take over 6 weeks to fully resolve. As long are you are getting better give it time. If you start to get worse, have fevers, or cough up blood then you should get checked out again. If you smoke you need to stop or just get used to coughing... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have bronchitis. I’ve taken amoxicillin for 3 days - today is day 4. Was coughing green phlegm, not now. Am I getting better..still hurts to cough?
16 mo boy has adthma & chronic bacterial bronchitis. Two days in a row his cough is producing excess phlegm brown in color. Is this ok?
Not sure I have a bronchitis or common cough. I also cough with phlegm and mucus last two days. Wondering if I need to take Advil or not. Thanks!
Had cough 3 weeks, high temp & diag bronchitis in 3rd week. Penicillin. Now coughing up white frothy phlegm. Is this normal or should I go back to gp?
Is it possible to have Bronchitis with no phlegm or chronic cough? I just feel like my airways are swollen and it's hard to breath. Going on 1 week.
Hacking cough with white/clear frothy phlegm, and a heartburn-like pain when I cough, but only in a small area of my upper left chest. Bronchitis?
When you cough up phlegm/mucus with bronchitis, is it bad to swallow it, or must you spit it out every time?
Not bad at all: It is totally harmless to swallow the phlegm (although it may sound gross). The stomach acid will kill whatever is in the phlegm. You don't have to kill yourself trying to spit it out. As long as it gets out of your lungs, that is most important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5yr old has had persistent cough for a week.Had fever that's gone now.Clear phlegm but otherwise he's himself. Does this sound like bronchitis?
2 1/2 weeks ago developed bronchitis - 1 wk w/amox - dr wouldn't prescribe more - said this was prob viral - now it's in my head & sinuses & cough - yellow mucus & phlegm. It's prob still viral, right?
Bronchitis: Your infection may be viral but could also be caused by a bacteria that was not adequately treated by amoxicillin. If your symptoms persist, you should have your md evaluate this further. There are also other medications that could help your symptoms as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cough from bronchitis. Phlegm trying to break up but cough is straining and makes me dizzy/short of breath/too much phlegm. Can this hurt me? How?
Usely not: This is typical but there are inhalers that help to loosen and expectorate it easier. You want to see your lung doc. ...Read more
A month after sinusitis and bronchitis, my nose and throat are still irritated and I have a dry cough. There is no phlegm. ?
Inflammation...: After infection, sometimes inflammation persists. This can even result in bronchospasm evidenced by a dry cough. Bronchodilator inhalers may be needed temporarily to control the cough until the inflammation resolves. A steroid inhaler may even be needed. The nasal irritation can be treated with salt water nasal sprays. See your doctor for these treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
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