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Can sitting in a a sauna/steam room help relieve chest congestion?
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Dr. Mark Sacher
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In brief: Depends on cause
It depends what is causing chest congestion.
If bacterial bronchitis or pneumonia, antibiotics will first line treatment. Sauna/steam room will probably not help.If asthma induced bronchi spasm, heat may exacerbate chest congestion.

In brief: Depends on cause
It depends what is causing chest congestion.
If bacterial bronchitis or pneumonia, antibiotics will first line treatment. Sauna/steam room will probably not help.If asthma induced bronchi spasm, heat may exacerbate chest congestion.
Dr. Mark Sacher
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