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Smoker I Have Green Mucus And A Deep Dry Cough How To Get Rid Of It
Needs Eval...: Possible etiologies for your symptoms include chronic bronchitis, a form of copd. Other possibilities include bronchospasm from any cause, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of these diagnoses. The most important thing for you to do is to quit smoking today! see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment since all of these possibilities have different treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Spit it out,cough fi: Cough medication are only symptomatic treatment. Finding the cause and dealing with it bottom line. The most common causes of cough with phlegm are bronchitis, sinusitis and upper respiratory infections.Gerd can also give you this symptom. Smoking is another cause. Treatment can vary from antibiotics to anti-inflammatory, histamine blockers, decongestant or bronco-dilators. The most imp step defin. ...Read more
I have this cough and medicine doesn't help there is a dry spot I can't get rid of I go into coughing attacks also have a stuffy nose ?
URIs last ten days: Colds last 7-10 days. Use saline nose drops to help you breath. Steam yourself in the hot shower. Keep a vaporizer on at night when sleeping. Drink tea and lemon or honey. Try an over the counter cough medicine if you get no relief. I f after ten days symptoms persist, see a doctor. ...Read more
How to get rid of phlegm mucus I have been having problems with a lot of phlegm thick mucus I have been to doctors they do not now what it is how do I get rid of this, I have tries cough and cold, an nothing is working, it is very hard to swollow an it fe
If : If you haven't already done so, i would seek out a good local ENT in your area for a thorough history and exam that could include nasal endoscopy to evaluate for possible sinus origin, indirect mirror or flexible scope exam of your throat, etc. Depending on findings, you may need ct imaging of your sinuses, in the mean time, if your mucous is thick and sticky, Mucinex (guaifenesin) (otc) is a safe medication that can help thin the mucous so it is more easily transported through your upper nasal and sinus passages. Try to drink enough water to stay well hydrated.Gargling with salt water also may help break up some of the phlegm. If you are a smoker this is counterproductive as it incites an inflammatory mucosal response and stimulates more mucous production. ...Read more
Throat tickle: Throat tickling may be from mucus drainage from the nose or sinuses as it relates to allergies or sinus infection. It may also be related to mild acid reflux without the typical "heart burn." the key to resolution of symptoms is determining the trigger so the right treatment is used. An allergist or ENT can be helpful in sorting this out. ...Read more
I have a lot of green mucus building up in my nose and chest. It is getting harder to breathe. What kind of medicine should I take?
Depends: It really depends on the cause and duration and you other medical issues. If it is from a cold it will go away but hydration, rest, honey, tea, and over the counter cough medicines may help. In general cough medicines are not that helpful but may be worth a try. If it persists you should see your doctor to evaluate for more sinister causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I quit smoking, but now when I run, I get a smoker's wheeze. How can I get rid of this and the lower breath capacity?
I have been sick over 2 monthsi can't get rid of cough and yellow phlegm. I'm not a smoker. what can I do?
Have you seen doctor: If you have had cough and purulent sputum for over 2 months, you have some kind of serious respiratory infection. While smokers certainly get more of these, non-smokers can get any kind of infection as well. Your doctor needs to examine you, take a full history, probably get samples of your sputum for testing and probably a Chest Xray or other imaging studies of your lungs. See your doc NOW. ...Read more
When i get sick its always broncitis/strep throat. What could i get OTC that will get rid of the mucus and cough, shorten my "cold"?
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I have a mucus cough following a cold But everytime i cough my chest stings and I get out of breath easy. What could this be???
See a doctor: Doctor will examine and if you have infectuon prescribe antibiotics ...Read more
Hi! i have this sore throat for about 6 days now and cough grey phlegm once or twice a day. i smoke light cigarettes. what should do to get rid of 'em?
Bronchitis: I understand your concern. Grey phlem is likely due to cigarette smoking and air pollution , it can also be due to or Marijuana smoking. See the Physician if coughing affects your sleep and day time functioning, difficulty in swallowing or fever. See Therapist to understand and resolve your feelings of worry, fear, sadness, hurt, resentment for which you may be smoking; plan to decrease smoking ...Read more
I've a dry husky cough what is the best cough bottle to get. I don't smoke its just a cough i always get this time of year.?
I keep coughing up white form and I have a scathcy throat what can this be and I have a cough to.
Explain to me what this could be? Hello, I have had a cough for a few months now. This is no ordinary cough. I have to suck in a large amount of air and exhale it all through my throat to make it so i can speak, and to clear a clogging feeling deep inside
It : It sounds like you may be dealing with asthma. You should schedule an appointment with your primary care provider for a complete evaluation. If asthma is not deemed the cause then your doctor may order an x-ray in order to see if there are any abnormalities in your lungs. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coughing and been spitting clear phlegm should I go to the doctor or what can I take to get rid of it?
Use Netipot: Use a Netipot of similar device for a good sinus flush since it could be due to environmental allergies ...Read more
Have a viral chest infection. Inhaler for that, but can't get rid of the terrible cough. Any tips so i can get a nights sleep
Steroids: Your viral infection may be triggering a more severe asthma type cough and the bronchodilating inhaler i suspect you are using may need to be augmented with a short course of steroids. You may also need to have a chest x-ray to make sure you don't have pneumonia. If it continues you should see your doctor. ...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
Yellow or green drainage from the nose is a symptom in which the mucous coming out of the nose is thicker than clear mucous, and also is yellowish or greenish in color. This may mean that the runny nose is starting to dry up. However, if there is a lot of yellow or green drainage, there may be a nasal ...Read more
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