... Hi MArie,
If you find that you are coughing and can not fall asleep, try a med such as Actifed or Sudafed (cold and sinus) . It will give you peace withing a half hour and dry up the mucous flow allowing you to breathe more freely.
One or two a day is all it takes of me.
Ron (11 replies)
... sick for several days before seeing the doctor. Actually it has been 2 weeks today since I came down with the bug. Mucous is still clear but trickle down back of throat started back up along with chest misery and sore throat. ... (11 replies)
... Fortunately, the green was minimal and it is clearing up rapidly. ... (11 replies)
... it going into pneumonia. Started second round of antibiotic today. Thought it was about to clear and then last night took turn for worse. Muscles in my chest are sore from coughing so much. Sneezing and sinus drainage has been a big problem. ... (11 replies)
... runny nose. The sore throat kind of went away, but then I was coughing a lot, sneezing, runny nose and all that. ... (11 replies)
... is incredibly think and chewy. it just hurts too much to swallow it. twice now i have had times where all i was spitting out was blood in my phlegm that i could feel building up in my throat, and couldnt breathe if i didnt spit it out or suck it out. ... (7 replies)
... rted with a dry irritated throat, no coughing, and not sore. My voice would become weak and then go back to normal. This happened for about a week. Now I have a sore throat, doesn't hurt much, and I'm coughing a lot. ... (0 replies)
... It started as a sore throat and then a cough with phlegm a few days later. ... (4 replies)
... then it gets clear. I've heard that globs of phlegm drains in the AM and turns color because lying down all nite makes it stick, and then when you get up and move around it clears up. ... (0 replies)
... is incredibly think and chewy. it just hurts too much to swallow it. twice now i have had times where all i was spitting out was blood in my phlegm that i could feel building up in my throat, and couldnt breathe if i didnt spit it out or suck it out. ... (12 replies)
... which interestingly started chest discomfort, with a dry non productive cough body aches and it was followed by 3 days of bad sore throat where I got trouble swallowing.which got better yesterday. ... (3 replies)
... I'm worried I may have something more than just a cold. It started the first day with a sore throat, the next two was a stuffy nose, and now today its a cough and I'm coughing up green phlegm. My chest hurts a bit too when I cough. ... (0 replies)
... At first the congestion was so bad I could not breathe through my nose at all. I had to breathe through my mouth, which was contributing to my sore throat. My left gland was swollen for a few days as well. ... (1 replies)
... I'm normally fit and healthy, very rarely even get coughs or colds, but have had a sore throat and dry cough since October, haven't had a cold at all with it. ... (0 replies)
... Recovered, no useful information in thread, purging. (0 replies)
... I got sick 25 days ago and I just can't get rid of it. One day I'll feel so much better, then the next day my sinuses will be killing me. Then the next day I'll be coughing non-stop, and the next day I'll start to feel better, etc. My body aches won't go away, and the phlegm i cough up is yellow-green colored.
Normally I wouldn't be that concerned, but (1) I've never been... (5 replies)
... Blood in m mocus only happend 3 or 4 times the whole time i have been sick. And it was streaks of blood when i throat was irritated. ... (1 replies)
... Sometimes colds/coughs can really hang on.
First of all, I want to point out that naproxen isn't for infection. It's for pain and inflammation only. Perhaps I misunderstood your post, but I do want to clarify that naproxen isn't an antibiotic. It can be purchased over-the-counter, too.
Have you tried something to thin your mucous/phlem? It's likely that the phlem... (3 replies)
... Like i mentioned in a thread below. This cough is still here but very minimal. It's almost like i cough when i talk too much or get into physical activity. The phlegm has gone down as well but i'm still clearing my throat a bit. Here is what i originally posted. ... (3 replies)
... Last Friday about 9 days ago I started to get a really bad sore throat and chest. By the Saturday I was coughing up green phlegm. I started erythromycin antibiotics 250mg four times a day for 7 days and I got no better. If anything worse and developed a streaming cold. ... (0 replies)