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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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My daugter is 10 months old..She is suffering from chest congestion and cold...She is not eating anything even can't feed for last 4 days.

Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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My daugter is 10 months old..She is suffering from chest congestion and cold...She is not eating anything even can't feed  for last 4 days.

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 "cold" but also from malnutrition and possible dehydration. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Chest Congestion (Definition)

Chest congestion is a symptom of increased secretions in the airways, which often occurs with viral or bacterial infections of the lung or upper airway. Sometimes chest congestion can be a sign of fluid buildup within the lung ...Read more


Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Board Certified, Pediatrics
39 years in practice
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My baby is having cold and chest congestion, can I give yogurt and other dairy products to her?

Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Board Certified, Pediatrics
39 years in practice
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My baby is having cold and chest congestion, can I give yogurt and other dairy products to her?

Yes: Giving yogurt and dairy products does not generally increase chest congestion--that is not a scientific fact although people sometimes feel it does.The only rare instance would be if the baby had an allergy to milk which is relatively rare. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. SG Erman
Board Certified, Family Medicine
30 years in practice
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I have a chest congestion coughing for the past 3 weeks with no pain. Is this normal?

Dr. SG Erman
Board Certified, Family Medicine
30 years in practice
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I have a chest congestion coughing for the past 3 weeks  with no pain. Is this normal?

Yes: A cold or allergies, or sinus drainage. Any fever? If so, you should be seen by you pcp. ...Read more

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Dr. Debi Williams
Board Certified, Dentistry
21 years in practice
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What are effective home remedies for chest congestion?

Dr. Debi Williams
Board Certified, Dentistry
21 years in practice
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What are effective home remedies for chest congestion?

Try these tips:: Avoid milk as it can increase mucus production in many people. Increase your water intake to help loosen the phlem. Take a hot shower and breathe the steam or boil water on the stove. Many hots teas are soothing such as mullen and honey. Do not give honey to children or infants. Any cough lasting longer than one week should be evaluated by a doctor just in case infection is present. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Alvaro Aranda
Board Certified, Pulmonology
30 years in practice
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Do you have any recomnendations for chest congestion. I am fine during the day and outside then at night when laying or indoors I have bad congestion.

Dr. Alvaro Aranda
Board Certified, Pulmonology
30 years in practice
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Do you have any recomnendations for chest congestion. I am fine during the day and outside then at night when laying or indoors I have bad congestion.

Fluids & guaifenesin: A lot of fluids & high dose guaifensin up to 2400 in 24 hs also nebulize saline. ...Read more

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Dr. Tracy Sinha
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
48 years in practice
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What should I do to treat my stubborn chest congestion?

Dr. Tracy Sinha
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
48 years in practice
716K people helped
What should I do to treat my stubborn chest congestion?

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 and nucolytic stuff too. Lot of water. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
53 years in practice
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Sudden chest congestion?

Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
53 years in practice
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Sudden chest congestion?

Allergic reaction: A return to florida may have triggered off an allergic reaction which has brought on the sudden coughing spell. ...Read more

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Dr. Taj Jiva
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
40 years in practice
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What is the best OTC for chest congestion in adults. ?

Dr. Taj Jiva
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
40 years in practice
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What is the best OTC for chest congestion in adults. ?

Need to see Doc : Chest congestion may have different causes, it could be cold, viral infections, bronchial asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia or fluids from heart trouble. If symptoms persists need to see a doc, and possibly a chest radiograph to make sure there is no fluid in lungs. Hence, treatment depends on the cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
50 years in practice
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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Board Certified, Pain Management
8 years in practice
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How did i get chest congestion without a cold?

Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Board Certified, Pain Management
8 years in practice
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Do you smoke?: Smoking does that. Certain types of bacteria also cause pneumonia without symptoms of runny nose or high fevers. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Loury
731 doctors shared insights

Congestion (Definition)

Congestion refers to any situation of "backup of fluid." Congestion may refer to the sinuses being backed up with mucus, while pulmonary congestion refers to a backup of fluid into the lungs due to ...Read more


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