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Doctor insights on: Cleansing Nebulizer Rinse To Remove Lung Mucus

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My chest hurts and feels congested. I take my proair every hour, as well as my nebulizer. I can cough all the mucus out, which i believe is the cause.

My chest hurts and feels congested. I take my proair every hour, as well as my nebulizer. I can cough all the mucus out, which i believe is the cause.

STOP!!!: You need to go to the emergency room or call your doctor.Very dangerous to take your proair every hour with your nebulizer (hopefully it is not a bronchodilator) .If it is, you are overdosing yourself and making yourself sicker.If you are that tight you need steroids to help decrease the swelling in your lungs.Good that you are coughing up the mucus but using proair every hour is a no no! ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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Is there any fruit or food that can reduce production of mucus in lungs or any food which helps to remove mucus from lung?

Is there any fruit or food that can reduce production of mucus in lungs or any food which helps to remove mucus from lung?

Food not a factor: Foods are not a factor in production of mucus in the lungs nor do foods help in removing it. Steam inhalation may help loosen the mucus and make it easier to come out. ...Read more

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Mucus becomes obstructed in my throat in between lungs and throat and can't clear it, what should I do to remove my discomfort, please help?

Mucus becomes obstructed in my throat in between lungs and throat and can't clear it, what should I do to remove my discomfort, please help?

Warm.: Sometime warm shower or warm drinks can help to thin the mucus and dissolve it. If not, you may consider Mucinex (guaifenesin) (over the counter). ...Read more

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7 days ago wake up from sleep i found chest irritation and mild cough . . but i still feel there was mucus in may chest cant be removed .male, age 26?

7 days ago wake up from sleep i found chest irritation and mild cough . . but i still feel there was mucus in may chest cant be removed .male,  age 26?

Mgt: Most such illnesses are caused by a virus. Sometimes there can be a prolonged illness, and if you are still coughing after three weeks, or if you have any problems breathing, I would advise a follow up with your doctor. In the meantime, drink clear fluids, monitor your temperature, keep nasal passages clear with saline solution, and rest. A yearly flu vaccination is also suggested, per your doctor ...Read more

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My chest hurts every time I cough. And i feel like its mucus. Is there any way to remove it?

My chest hurts every time I cough. And i feel like its mucus. Is there any way to remove it?

Yes: See your primary care physician to determine if treatment requires antibiotic regimen. They may do a chest x ray. I you are having shortness of breath or fever to the point you it's slowing you from normal function levels would recommend you go to urgent care to speed up treatment. You want to avoid a full bronchitis or pneumonia. In all this breathing treatments are available. Take care. ...Read more

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How to remove mucus from an infants chest?

How to remove mucus from an infants chest?

Chest percussion : Sometimes the chest congestion you heard is actually a sound transmits from the upper airway, i.e. Nose or throat. If your baby really has chest congestion, he/she may breathe a lot faster than normal, nasal flaring, chest retraction and even with some wheezing sound. If your baby is breathing with the above symptoms, please bring to the doctor. ...Read more

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Can a better prescription be given for the built up mucus in your lungs that is making it feel like you can't breathe, because the nebulizer, ashma pump and musinex is not working?

Can a better prescription be given for the built up mucus in your lungs that is making it feel like you can't breathe, because the nebulizer, ashma pump and musinex is not working?

Fluids: You need to drink enough fluids and stay well hydrated to mobilize the mucous and thin it out. Drink more fluids along with the mucinex (guaifenesin). See a physician if the mucous is discolored, green or bloody. ...Read more

Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


Nebulizer (Definition)

A nebulizer is a machine that turns a liquid into a mist. It is usually used for medications for asthma, cystic fibrosis, and copd, so that the medications can be ...Read more