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Remedies For Pigeon Chest
Not likely: You first need to know the cause. Herbal supplements are neither fda approved nor are they recommended to treat any disease. Costochondritis is an inflammatory problem that needs more medical assessment. It may be you can manage it with over the counter anti-inflammatories, but probably not herbs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Get a real Rx: If you are responsible for the physical / emotional well-being of a child or teen with pectus excavatum, you have a duty to educate yourself about the evidence-based options for treatment if it is indicated. Surgery is the norm; there's an avant-garde option with magnets. Growing up is difficult enough without a visible cosmetic or functional deformity. ...Read more
Cough : When given accurately, homeopathic remedies in 30c potency can often help acute symptoms of cough & congestion. Bryonia alba helps with coughs that go down into the chest -- & cough is dry, hard, & painful. Patient holds onto the chest. Causticum has dry, irritated cough -- worse from laughing, talking, or any sort of air friction. It's a main remedy for bronchitis. Coccus cacti: paroxysms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Natural Remedies: 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
After treated acute bronquitis, cough shortness of breath chest pain no voice really bad weezing face pane fever is all back, go back to doctor ?Help
Yes: Go see a doctor again. Sounds like more needs to be done. ...Read more
Sir please tell me what are the severe conditions of pigeon chest?
and if a person has no problem having pigeon chest is he medically fit or not?
Camel milk?: I was unable to locate any peer-reviewed published research regarding camel milk and chronic cough. Anytime something is touted as a cure-all for anything ; everything that ails you, i get very skeptical. It doesn't mean it won't work, just that i want to see some proof. I can't imagine too many camels in ma, much less easy access to it at your local grocers. Best to go see your doc re your cough. ...Read more
No: A pigeon chest is a deformity of the sternum in teenagers called pectus carinitum or excavatum. These are usually not responsible for any symptoms but are mostly cosmetic. A barrel chest is the result of COPD or emphysema and is an over expansion of the lungs from smoking resulting in the entire rib cage billowing out ke a barrel. ...Read more
Currently have a chest cold. What r your thoughts for relief for the chest congest.? Don't mind taking otcs when necessary, but prefer natural remedie
Are there viruses which cause chest/lung pain and coughing up green? How many days until I should consider dr. Visit/ chest xray?
What helps: If it makes you feel better fine but you should also consider incentive spirometry , cough and deep breath, nebuliser to help mobilize secretions , and possibly chest percussion and massage to mobilize secretions and lymph drainage. Also if bacterial, antibiotics should help.DONT ignore fever and fatigue, take liquids and see a doctor if not improving soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: Wheezing can be a symptom of a serious respiratory condition such as asthma. The best current treatment for wheezing associated with asthma is inhaled medications such as albuterol for quick relief and inhaled steroid for daily long term controller. I'm not aware of eating pigeon as a form of treatment. ...Read more