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Asthma Phlegm Cough
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
Hi 31 f with asthma. Had cold, now sob need to cough, can't always clear it. Lungs feel half full. Phlegm clear frothy pef is at 60%. What should I do ?
For years, i've had a hacking cough that brings up gluelike chunks of yellow phlegm. Doctors always say it's the asthma, but even with meds...
Wheezing in my lungs,when try to cough only white saltytasting substance comes out.could it be excessive phlegm in my lungs asthma?
I have a bad cough with phlegm because I have bad asthma. I already used my inhailer. What can I do or take to help with cough. Im also breastfeeding.?
See your MD: If you have persistent symptoms despite using your rescue inhaler, you probably need to be on a controller medication or have your controller medication dose increased. Your doctor can help make that decision. If your asthma is well controlled, you should not need your rescue inhaler more than 2 times per week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had history of asthma.doormant for 20yrs now.but everytime i laugh,phlegm rose to my throat making me cough.is there no solution?i love laughing :(
For 4.5 weeks have had: asthma attacks no reason, headache, naseau, chest and back pain, pale face lips nails, congestion, phlegm, cough sore throat?
Infection: You should visit your doctor as soon as possible. It sounds like you might have an infection and if it has been going on for so long you might need antibiotics. ...Read more
I was hospitalized 2x from singular advised i'm intolerant to most inhalers. Have asthma & cough up thick phlem continuous i want to stop coughing & local drs want me to continue inhalers. Steady 4 yr
Second opinion: Not sure why you would be intolerant of most inhailers. It's not that common. If you're intolerant to the powder used in inhailers, there are other formulations available that can deliver the same medications to your lungs such as nebulized medicines. Also, there are other methods of asthma treatment such as xolair which may be right for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The last time i had bronchitis i was trying to cough up phlem and i suddenly couldn"t breath the phlem was choking me what happened? Is that asthma?
Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more
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