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How To Break Up Phlegm In Chest
Flem in throat when in hospital coufing up blood from busted blood vessal in throat i coufed it up in clumps what can I do to get the flem to come up.?
Doc: Ask your doc there are many reasons and there are many cures. ...Read more
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
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I keep spitting/ coughing up some blood & I get loads of build up mucus in my throat which I can only put it down to bronchiectasis, will I be ok?
Depends....: If the cough is due to bronchospasm, then a bronchodilator like ventolin may be helpful. However, there are other reasons for a cough besides bronchospasm where a bronchodilator would not be helpful. In order to get your cough diagnosed and treated, see your doctor. Also, if the ventolin was not prescribed for you, you should not take it since it could be harmful. See your doctor. ...Read more
I wake up in the morning and start to profusely cough until i cough up and spit out phlegm. If i don't spit it put it triggers me to vomit .?
Cough needs eval: If you're having daily cough it's important to be eval by your doctor. May be post nasal drainage which is treated with anthistamines. Or even acid reflux which is treated by otc meds like Prevacid or prilosec. Also need to r/o infection. More concerning would be the possibility of asthma if this is chronic. It is not unusual for cough to lead to vomiting reflex. Chest x-ray or pft may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is causing something in my throat to move up and down. That wont come up and it burns and its causing me to cough up mucus with blood in it?
Need exam to know: An ENT dr can do an exam including looking down your throat with a small fiberoptic camera and help identify the problem and its treatment rapidly. ...Read more
What causes stiff chest and ribs when i wake up in a morning?it lasts about an hour.and unable to cough sputum up because chest is stiff.only in a.m
Check your pillow : height, or your bed may be too stiff. You may need a new bed if, it's over 10 years old. If you can get a lower pillow, it would put less stress on your chest & ribs. So that you can get up easily & not have problems breathing or coughing. Mattresses over 10 years all tend to have stiff box springs, may have bacteria, black mold accumulating in it & not be supportive of your back while sleeping. ...Read more
How to tell if pulmonary aspiration? I forced liquid down the wrong hole and chest is a little tight, coughing up mucus. can breathe but worried. GP?
Aspiration: You may have aspirated some liquid causing that reaction. At this time, since you're not showing major signs such as respiratory distress, fever, sharp chest pain on inspiration(pleurisy), wheezing or uncontrollable coughing, I would simply continue to observe for those adverse signs and call your physician if any of them develop. ...Read more
In the morning i wake up not being able to breath or swallow due to build up of phlegm in my throat, i don't know what to do about this issue.
Yes: If these are new symptoms for you, and you are concerned, you should seek emergency attention. ...Read more
I wake up coughing . The air feels cold on my lungs difficult to puss through. I end up throwing up mucus. Also, heartburn is out of control?
coughing: You may be having stomach secretions and acid regurgitating into your throat at night when you sleep. Called gerd. Make appt. For check up. Meanwhile try to elevate head of bed six inches, avoid alcohol, do not eat or drink much after eating dinner. Do not eat late. Stop smoking. Try antacid e.g. Tums (calcium carbonate) for coughing and heartburn. ...Read more
Cough in chidren sma: Small children unfortunately can not cough up the mucus and the just swallow it, which is ok, as it does not cause any ill effects.Cough in small children should not be suppressed, but if there is coexisting bronchospasm or pneumonia it should be appropritely treated.There is no need for cough medicines in this age group as it does not help much and can be harmful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Woke up this am, congested, coughing up clear phlegm (taste bad)& a vapor like when.Breathing out in the cold .Very hard to breathe.
Depends: If symptoms have lasted less than 7days, use Ibuprofen 400 3 times a day for 3days, then as needed. Take 2 showers a day, as warm as you can tolerate, run the water right on your face to heat and and humidify the mucous, so you can cough it up and blow your nose more easily, then put mentholatum right under your nostrils. The eucalyptus in mentholatum works. If symptoms worse and > 10d, see doc. ...Read more
I GET CHRONIC BRONCITIS, AND THE ONLY WAY TO GET MUCUS OUT OF LUNGS IS TO BREATHE OUT VERY HARD AND RATTLE THE MUCUS, AND THEN COUGH HARD.
Bronchitis: There are also medications available that help to thin the mucus and make it easier to expel. You might also want to have a pulmonary function test to see how your breathing is doing. Your doctor can prescribe inhaled medications to improve your function and symptoms. Of course, avoid smoke and other irritants. ...Read more
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