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Chronic Cough While Pregnant
Constant need take deep breath, rattle/weeze, always yawn(unsuccessful), brownish balls of mucus when cough, tired, smoker scared! tryin to qt copd?
Could be: But it's easy to be evaluated. A history, physical examination, chest xray and pulmonary function tests (breathing into a spirometer which measures your ability to breathe) will determine if there is COPD and its extent. There are a variety of very effective treatments, but absolutely key is what you already know. You must quit smoking. There are a variety of new methods for smoking cessation. ...Read more
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
How can early tuberculosis be diagnosed?I m having dry cough since 1 month.M non smoker, alcoholic not on drugs.Deep breath not pains.No blood sputum.
34 y/o male. Bad cough still 6 wks after cold. Chest xray clear, took antis, cough productive, taking meds for reflux and allergies. Tired of this.
Painful sinus headache, wheezing non productive cough, fatigue (fever one week ago), am on rivaroxiban , asa allergy what pain meds can I use ?
Reconsider diagnosis: There is such thing as simopulmonary syndrome, that is something upper respiratory or sinus can cause bronchospasm or asthma. Proper antibiotics if needed after reexamination can be considered, and of course treat the bronchospasm. Pain med? May help, but don't mask all symptoms, treat the cause. Obviously Acetaminophen is safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recovering from respiratory infection. Likely viral. Still coughing after 3 weeks. I especially cough while eating, after every bite. No gerd. Causes?
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Still coughing 2 weeks after sinus infection/bronchitis. Trying to quit smoking. Worried/scared of copd?
Silver linings: Sometimes it takes feeling ill to help people really get serious about quitting. If so, it's doing you a favor. 34 is not too old to have the changes you make be very significant - you should be able to avoid COPD (a good choice!) Worry may not be needed and once it motivates you - send it packing! Two weeks is still w/in normal range for healing, but see your Dr. if it goes on. Get a Star! ...Read more
What's best remedy for weather-change triggered wet cough? I have been taking cough syrup, not very effective!
Congestions leading to heavy head, intermittently coughing. Did take Mucinex (guaifenesin) d n cough syrup but did not help much.Its been 3 days, is it allergies?
Cough for 3 months. Given montelukast for post nasal drip. Cough worse now. Having lots of irritation while I am breathing. What should I do?
Te-see doctor...: Possible etiologies for your symptoms include bronchospasm from any cause, gerd, ongoing sinus problems or a combination of these. If you have ever smoked, you need an aggressive work up to discover the etiology of your cough, including possible malignancy, chronic bronchitis, a form of copd. See your doctor as you will need a more extensive evaluation do that the proper treatment can be rendered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 4 weeks pregnant and I have bad cough and sinusitis..Been taking tylenol (acetaminophen) severe cough and sinusitis and chloroseptic lozenges is it safe?
Can asthmatics take OTC cough syrup? Barking cough for 6wks lots of phlegm. 10 days antibiotics and 4 days steroids helped briefly but getting worse
I have chronic cough.I'm under cough meds which includes bronchodilator mucolytic. But every time i take it i cough a bit more and its ineffective.
>1 possibilities: (1) your cough may not be from asthma (2)Sometimes one may cough more after a bronchodilator because it opens up the clogged airways and allows the mucus to come out. (It may also mobilize the hair-like structures in the airways to move the mucus up). On the other hand, if you have chronic asthma, regular use of bronchodilators without an inhaled steroid will likely make your asthma worse. ...Read more
Not directly: But would recommend that you call your doc for treatment for yourself. ...Read more
Can i take children's triaminic syrup day time cold and cough, or children's triaminic syrup long acing cough while pregnant? Im 11 weeks and 2 days pregnant
Bronchitis- how can I stop gagging when I cough? I take shallow breaths to avoid coughing. Taking tessalon perles (benzonatate) but still have coughing fits.
Cough up phlegm from smoking marijuana? Am i already getting a smokers cough? I've been smoking mj past 3 months daily. Could this cause this?
Have postnasal drip after tonsillitis while travelling. Taking pseudoephedrine but lmtd. Expect pnd for how long? Extreme discomfort, can't sleep. Thx
Post-nasal drip: Post-nasal drip from a sinus infection commonly causes a sore throat (due the release of inflammatory chemicals from reactive white blood cells). Conversely, pn-drip from nasal allergies does not. You might want to have your ENT consider this possibility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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