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Chronic Chest Congestion Causes
Yes: It can, by itself, or in combination with pleural fluid. ...Read more
In theory, can anxiety exacerbate chest congestion? I am not asking if it causes it necessarily, only if it makes it worse, theoretically?
I have chest congestion on a regular or it might be better to say mucus in my chest at least 6 years but I do no have a cold. What might be the cause?
I have chest congestion that I can feel up to my neck. When I cough, I get a very sharp pain. What could be the cause of this?
Possibilities...: If it has been present for less than 3 weeks, it is likely acute bronchitis which is usually of viral or bacterial origin. It will likely resolve on its own in a few days to week. If present for 3 weeks or more, it could be chronic bronchitis, a form of copd. This would need a doctor evaluation so treatment could be given. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
16 month baby gets chest congestion often Taken antibiotics twice in a month. What food causes this. How to prevent chest congestion?
Chest congestion: Symptoms such as chest congestion are more likely to related to a virus. If children are allergic to foods, this may also happen. Foods that children are often allergic to are nuts, peanuts, shellfish, chocolate and milk. See if there is a relationship with any foods. All the best. ...Read more
I am getting chest congestion frequently and that causes difficult in breathing and it's really uncomfortable for me to sleep due to breath shortnes?
My 4 years daughter suffers chronic chest congestion with heavy mucus since last 3 months. Anti biotic given but in vain. Plz advice treatment.
My son has nausea vomitting chest congestion cough and very difficult to sleep at night and body feels hot. What can be the cause of his symptoms?
Stuffy nose caused mild chest congestion, isn't productive, no other symptoms, unresponsive to otcdecongestants. Its day 4, when should I be concerned?
Cold Symptoms: I understand your discomfort. Cold symptoms may last up to 1 week. Please be concerned and see the physician for: productive cough which is yellow or green increased congestion in the chest persistent fever over 101 degrees pain in the ears difficulty in swallowing wheezing. ...Read more
I have chest congestion after lying down. Sometimes when I wake in the morning I cough up lots of mucus. No other respiratory symptoms. Causes?
Cough: You perceive it in the chest but it really is that you have mucus from your nose which at night drops to the back of yr throat (gravity) where u have cough receptors that make you cough. You should treat your allergies (plenty of OTC meds), get a good HEPA filter for home use and speak to yr doc to get benzonatate 200mg q8h for a few days. ...Read more
Nasal drainage: Hello, yes, nasal drainage can lead to or occur with chest congestion. It could be an allergy linked condition. Also the PND can cause inflammation leading to cough, congestion, bronchitis or pneumonia. An otc antihistamine is a good starting place. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
Not likely.: Post nasal drip likely comes from the back of your nose and drips down and is usually coughed out or swallowed down your esophagus. If you get a chest cold, the inflammation comes first and then congestion from mucus production. This is then coughed out or blown out if in your nose. The post nasal drip usually comes after most of your congestion is coughed out or blown out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress: Stress causes the immune system to not work as well-which can lead to secondary infections-like viruses-to affect u. plus histamine release which can lead to inflammation-leading to stuffy nose. Migraine occurs after the stress as u'r blood vessels are constricted-narrowed during the stress, and then open up like flood gates, causing the rush of blood to the head. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is running (jogging) efficient for nasal and chest congestion? I have chronic sinusitis and nasal polyps, it will be a while until I get surgery
I have been coughing, chest congestion, and spitting up mucus for 2 weeks no other symptoms can allergies be the cause, I have thm evry year but difrnt?
See doctor: If you have had similar symptoms at about the same months every year, then allergy is a likely trigger for your symptoms. Talk to your doctor or an allergist. ...Read more
What causes non stop deep coughing, shortness of breath, chest congestion? I coughed for 45 minutes straight last night, causing lack of breath.
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