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Treatment For Smokers
I am suffering too much mucus, non-stop, feel sometimes unable to breath well, I am a non-smoker. What are the causes and treatment?
See below : Many possible causes but still needs a medical work up and follow up. See pulmonologist. Chronic bronchitis with or without asthma, bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, Alpha -1 antitrypsin deficiency (rare), constipation or irritable bowel syndrome or GI issues, medication related side effect, sleep interruption/poor sleep and its combination etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I work in a icu, ex smoker, had cough history past 3 months onwards and treatment had taken , pft, montex showed normal. still cough on morning?
See Below: The top 3 causes of chronic cough are in order, post nasal drip>asthma>acid reflux which may be silent. That and an ACE inhibitor cough account for 90ish percent of all chronic cough. Given smoking history I absolutely agree with getting a chest x-Ray. If all of these are not problems and x-Ray is normal consider high res CT. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bronchial virus 3 weeks with bad coughing fits. Non-Smoker, excellent health. Feeling fine for three days but diaphragm pain from coughing. Treatment?
I have errection problem i feel that blood flow is not good , and i think that arteries were clogged and I am smoker also ? Plz suggest treatment?
See U Urologist : He may has the wright answer for u. ...Read more
Questioning recently recommended dental treatment. I recently went for a dental exam/x-rays as a new patient to a dental office on my dental hmo plan. I am a 55 yr old female smoker. I was presented with a treatment plan that would cost me approx. $3, 000
The : The basic question is if you are comfortable with your type of insurance(remember an insurance is not a dental plan) . You will feel more comfortable going to a dentist that your insurance will not be dictating .Choosing a dentist should be a decision you make based upon the credentials that will not cause you seeking a 2 nd.Opinion. Quality dentistry cannot be compromised with economics. We live in a capitalist country all avenues are open. Socialized dentistry(hmo) cannot offer the latest advances and techniques available. Cerec crowns are the best restorations, it used to be gold crowns . Good luck on you selections. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ex-chain smoker, diagnosed with Leucoplakia. Cannot open mouth completely, doc says tissues are stiff (fibrose). Treatment? how to prevent progress?
What is best and least expensive to remove/soften lines around mouth ? Laser treatment or fillers or something else ? Time of recovery for both? I have never been a smoker. They make me look bitter and sad.
Skin : Skin fillers such as juvederm, Radiesse and Restylane are the mainstay products that most cosmetic surgeons are using these days to rejuvenate the area around the mouth. Dermabrasion (not microdermabrasion) is a surgical alternative but much more invasive. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My uncle ws chain cigg smoker.now HS age is 65yr complaing of recurrent chest infection which is assciated wid anosmia and vertigo.treatment plz??
Work up and mgt: Part of his evaluation should include an EKG, Chest radiograph and pulmonary function testing to determine the condition of his lungs. His blood pressure should be closely assessed and I would recommend a visit with his physician for further work up and treatment. He should avoid all cigarette smoke as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Father in law, 55, heavy smoker/drinker. Stage IV liver, lung and esophagus. Refusing treatment. Lost 50# in 6 months. Prognosis? Time frame?
Poor prognosis: Tough to give any exact dates, especially without knowing all the information and especially without examining him. Prognosis is certainly poor for your uncle and it appears with the information you provided, the end may be near. Hospice should be involved with his care asap if not. best wishes. ...Read more
Stage four throat cancer spread to lymph nodes. Smoker and heroin user. Inoperable, no treatment at all. Life expectancy?
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