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My 4 years daughter suffers chronic chest congestion with heavy mucus since last 3 months. Anti biotic given but in vain. Plz advice treatment.

My 4 years daughter suffers chronic chest congestion with heavy mucus since last 3 months. Anti biotic given but in vain. Plz advice treatment.

chest congestion: You daughter should be evaluated by an allergist or pediatric pulmonologist. Her chronic congestion may be caused by asthma. Read more

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Runny stuffy nose (clear). Post nasal drip. Chest congestion/burning chest. Body aches. No fever. Cold or allergies? Treatment? Thank you!

Runny stuffy nose (clear). Post nasal drip. Chest congestion/burning chest. Body aches. No fever. Cold or allergies? Treatment? Thank you!

Viral URI: Sounds like a viral upper respiratory tract infection. You may have some ill contacts with similar symptoms. Body aches pretty characteristic of virus and not of allergy. Read more

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If one is diagnosed with mucociliary dysfunction causing regular ENT and chest congestion, what are the normal treatments used to fix this? Thanks

If one is diagnosed with mucociliary dysfunction causing regular ENT and chest congestion, what are the normal treatments used to fix this? Thanks

Sounds like your ok: It sounds as if the treatments you are currently receiving are acceptable modes of therapy. Occasionally mucolytic agents such as guaifennessin and chest pt and postural drainage as well as humidifiers or a neti pot may be advised. 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 is/are the best OTC medication/s for nasal and chest congestion?

What is/are the best OTC medication/s for nasal and chest congestion?

Pharmacist: We cannot recommend specific products, but there are numerous ones available. Your friendly pharmacist will help you out. Hope this clears up soon. Read more

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Please recommend the best medicine to get rid of cough, chest congestion?

Please recommend the best medicine to get rid of cough, chest congestion?

Cough treatment: To get rid of cough, you have to treat the underlined conditions. Cough is a symptom, not a disease. Therefore, there is no one best medication to get rid of cough. Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of chest congestion in 10 month old baby?

What is the best way to get rid of chest congestion in 10 month old baby?

Supportive care: Chest congestion in an infant or young child can be a very frustrating symptoms to treat. Over the counter cough and cold medicine are not recommended for children under the age of four. Often you can provide some relief with nasal saline sprays and suction of the nose, vapor rubs on the chest and a cool mist humidifier in the room. If things worsen, make an appointment to see the pediatrician. Read more

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What is the best way to treat pneumonia from home? I have been sick for a week now with lots of chest congestion. Possibly pneumonia. I don't have a job and am new to the town I'm in so don't have money to pay a doctor. I have been resting as much as poss

What is the best way to treat pneumonia from home? I have been sick for a week now with lots of chest congestion. Possibly pneumonia. I don't have a job and am new to the town I'm in so don't have money to pay a doctor. I have been resting as much as poss

If: If you have fever, shortness of breath, worsening cough then you must go to the emergency room. You will not be turned away. If you do have pneumonia it can be life threatening and you will need treatment. If you present to a county hospital they should be able to assist you as far as financial issues are concerned. Also they should be able to give you a list or free or low cost clinics in your area where you can be seen for diabetes and hypertension. All the best. Read more

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Which antibioic is the best cipro or augmentin I have chest congestion and a tooth that is infected I have cipro and augmentin at home and I need to know wich one will help the best. I can't afford the doctor right now but all over the couter meds have no

Which antibioic is the best cipro or augmentin I have chest congestion and a tooth that is infected I have cipro and augmentin at home and I need to know wich one will help the best. I can't afford the doctor right now but all over the couter meds have no

Dangerous: Antibiotic will not cure tooth infection, only control it for as long as you take the antibiotic. You should not have left-over antibiotics, they are supposed to be taken until all gone. You really shouldn't self-medicate, a dangerous practice. And I'm not going to prescribe rx for you over the computer. You can't afford not to see dentist & physician to treat your tooth and chest. Read more

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What is the best way to treat my infant chest congestion? No heavy breathing, and she's still eating good. She just coughs a lot.

What is the best way to treat my infant chest congestion? No heavy breathing, and she's still eating good. She just coughs a lot.

See Doctor: A vaporizer and the use of saline nose drops may help the symptoms, but if it continues or has been there a week or more-see your pediatrician. Read more

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What to do if I have got chest congestion. How shall I cure it?

What to do if I have got chest congestion. How shall I cure it?

Supportive care: THe best thing to do initially is hydrate with non caffeinated fluids, Tylenol (acetaminophen) for aches and pains, something like Mucinex to thin secretions but if you develop a fever aches and productive cough see a doctor. Read more

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What is a home cure for nasal and chest congestion?

What is a home cure for nasal and chest congestion?

Nasal rinse?: Use of a salt water rinse by the use of a "netti pot" can be a simple way to help with nasal congestion and drainage. Read more

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10month old son have fever. Itching scalp. Little chest congestion. Why and how cure.

10month old son have fever. Itching scalp. Little chest congestion. Why and how cure.

A viral illness: If your son looks sick and lethargic, he needs to be seen by a doctor right away. If he has just fever (how high?) and chest congestion (cough? Runny nose?), and otherwise he is doing ok, it is most likely a virus. The itchy scalp may be due to sweating because of fever, and you may see little red bumps like heat rash.Most of the time, a viral illness runs its course and goes away on its own. Read more

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Bad cough itchy throat chest congestion nasal congestion what over-the-counter medicine is best to take?

Bad cough itchy throat chest congestion nasal congestion what over-the-counter medicine is best to take?

OTC meds: Medications like Guaifenesin which could be found in Robitussin or Mucinex (guaifenesin) can be helpful. Also for nasal stuffiness you could try afrin nasal spray one spray in each nostril twice a day. Please only take for three days as there's a high risk of rebound rhinitis if you take for longer than three days. Read more

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Best OTC med for a head cold? Head congestion, stuffy nose and sore throat. No fever or chest congestion/cough. Thank you!

Best OTC med for a head cold? Head congestion, stuffy nose and sore throat. No fever or chest congestion/cough. Thank you!

Pelargonium sidoides: The herb pelargonium sidoides, the root of a geranium native to south africa, is the best-proven treatment for colds, sinus infections ; sinusitis. It's the first thing I (; my family) take when getting sick ; has helped hundreds of my patients. It is widely available in a product called umcka, sold at health food stores ; many pharmacies. See http://naturalmedicinejournal. Net/pdf/nmj_dec09_bp. Pdf. Read more

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