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Dr. Duane Gels
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Chest Congestion (Definition)

Chest congestion - fluid/ ...Read more


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Cold for three weeks, nasal chest congestion, dry cough nowc followed by mouth sores on top pallet. Red bumps with large white sores?

Cold for three weeks, nasal chest congestion, dry cough nowc followed by mouth sores on top pallet. Red bumps with large white sores?

Sinus infection?: The mouth sores on your palate sounds viral, but if you have been sick for 3 weeks you might have a bacterial infection requiring antibiotics. See a doctor, rest and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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Bad Headache nausea dry stuffy nose coughing chest congestion dry eyes no fever started with sore throat three days ago?

Bad Headache nausea dry stuffy nose coughing chest congestion dry eyes no fever started with sore throat three days ago?

Sore throats tricky: It's so hard to predict accurately when a sore throat IS NOT a strep throat. Your symptoms SOUND like either viral pharyngitis or allergic, right? But, you could also have strep. I would drink fluids, take a little something to knock the pain down a little, maybe some Motrin, and get a strep test done...you can go to a Minute Clinic or something....but I'd get it done. ...Read more

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Feel like I have air trapped in my left chest and dry nasal congestion its making me worried what should I do?

Feel like I have air trapped in my left chest and dry nasal congestion its making me worried what should I do?

Symptoms: These symptoms are not related. Air trapping is seen in emphysema, not a disease of a 20 year old.
dry nasal congestion is winter dry air related. Often called seasonal rhinnitus ...Read more

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Hi im taking a 5mg calcium blocker but I have a sinus problems nose dry and stuffy what can I take and chest congestion?

Hi im taking a 5mg calcium blocker but I have a sinus problems nose dry and stuffy what can I take and chest congestion?

Congestion: You should be able to tolerate an over the counter agent like corcidinbp or aleve (naproxen) cold but ask your primary care physician for your best options. ...Read more

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Mouth seems to be really dry in the mornings I do have chest congestion and nasal mucus. What do you recommend?

Mouth seems to be really dry in the mornings I do have chest congestion and nasal mucus. What do you recommend?

Dry mouth/congestion: Best to get eval by Dr., as it sounds like your nasal mucus and congestion is causing you to breath through your mouth while sleeping, thus causing your dry mouth in the morning. A RX corticosteroid nasal spray can help open up your nasal passages and improve your congestion and mucus issues, etc. See the Doctor, best wishes. ...Read more

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I am having tennis elbow surgery tomorrowand have a very slight chest congestion no phlegm just mild dry cough.

I am having tennis elbow surgery tomorrowand have a very slight chest congestion no phlegm just mild dry cough.

Tell anesthesia doc: It should be ok for most doctors, but mention it to your anesthesia so they are ready or can give you breathing treatment ...Read more

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I am sick. I have symptoms of a dry/sore throat, nose congestion, fever, coughing and chest congestion. What am I diagnosed with? And what do I need t

I am sick. I have symptoms of a dry/sore throat, nose congestion, fever, coughing and chest congestion. What am I diagnosed with? And what do I need t

URI?: Sounds like a upper resp infection aka cold. Others you run around with have same thing? If so ask how they got better. Can never go wrong with a warm steaming shower or hot tub and using heating pad over chest and forehead. ...Read more

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Sudden chest congestion?

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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What can someone do for chest congestion?

What can someone do for chest congestion?

Chest congestion: Mix hot water, 1 tsp. Lemon juice & 1 tsp. honey in a mug, then add more lemon juice or honey to taste, if desired. Sip the mixture slowly and inhale the steam from the hot liquid to help reduce congestion in the chest. Or make tea with 2 tsp of Marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. ...Read more

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What are effective home remedies for chest congestion?

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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What is the best OTC for chest congestion in adults.?

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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What should I do to treat my stubborn chest congestion?

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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I have consistent chest congestion, help, any recommendations?

Physician visit: Could be many causes. Recommend you consult a physician and if you are a smoker-stop! ...Read more

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