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... I am very interested. I am sooo sick of coughing up this junk. Thanks and Well Wishes. ... (12 replies)
... Honey, you need to do what my sister does. She got a small baby syringe and a nasal wash. You can buy it at Walmart, I think. Its in powder form. At least the one she uses is. She mixes it with sterile water, sucks it up in the syringe, leans over her sink and sprays it up her nose. She says she gets all kinds of gunk out. I think the phlem and cough is due to sinus drainage... (12 replies)
... to smoking that sounds very much like what you describe. A lady I knew about 20 years ago had something like this. She had regular treatments to clear out the phlegm from deep down to keep it under control. She got mild sedation, just enough to keep her comfortable, and the doctors removed sometimes up to a quart at a time. ... (12 replies)

... for over two years now i too have been constantly bringning up phlegm and gave up going to drs for it about 6 months ago as i had a chest exry which was clear and lots of antibiotics which have done nothing. ... (12 replies)
... ughter., I did used to smoke, but my lungs are clear on the xray, most of you sound like you need inhalers or tests, please try to push for more help. If you are coughing up green mucuous that is bad, that is infection. If you have chronic broncitis it can be yellow at times. ... (12 replies)
... I had a really bad cold about 4 weeks ago and was left with a hacking cough and loads of phlegm on my chest. GP said he couldnt help as I didnt have an infection. I have almost got rid of it now by the following method. ... (12 replies)
... I have exactly the same symptoms as you although my phlegm is a dark green colour. All my tests are 'normal' and my doctor says I have nothing that is treatable. I know how miserable you must be feeling. I can wake in the night gasping for breath too. My peak flow is around 250. I am 55. I hope someone has answers for us. (12 replies)
... The phlegm is white and very thick. Sometimes it gets stringy and I start to choke on it. ... (12 replies)
... I had bronchitis before as a child and recently I went for a sputum test because I was constantly coughing and producing phlegm. With pulmonary MAC do you get episodes of coughing or is it chronic? ... (73 replies)
... I thought mine was coming from lungs but discovered indeed it was coming from mucous from acid reflux. After many years it has subsided. (12 replies)
... Answer: Hypersensitive pneumonitis. Its what I have, and it sucks. (12 replies)
... See and ear nose and throat Doctor and get scoped to find out what is going on. They can usually tell if it is coming from sinus area. The other thing I would suggest is to just try an antihistamine over the counter and see if that helps. If it does then you are probably having allergy problems. Mucous is produced to protect the linings of the lung, nose and everywhere else so... (12 replies)
... sounds like COPD I have it also find good pulmo (12 replies)
... If it is discolored it is from infection, if it is white or light yellow it is probably allergies. Also, acid reflux causes mucous so try a couple Pepcid and see if that helps at all. Mucous is a protectant so when acid or anything foreign to the body is introduced in certain areas mucous forms around it. (12 replies)
... The three most common causes for a chronic cough/throat clearing are: 1. Cough variant asthma 2. Acid reflux 3. Post nasal drip. Do you ever have problems with heartburn? Even if you don't, sometimes instead of a feeling of burning that most people get with heartburn, you get a tickle or a foreign sensation which causes you to cough or clear your throat. Have you... (7 replies)
... I feel that I constantly have to clear my throat. I always have something blocking my airway and it gets especially bad when I lay down at night. ... (7 replies)
... I have had this problem where it seems I get huge amounts of phlegm or whatever in the back of my throat. So I constantly get the need to cough, snort or whatever to try to clear it out, but I can never clear it out. ... (4 replies)
Bronchiectasis
May 31, 2010
... What you need to do is do anything to be getting the phlegm out so it doesn't stay in your lungs and cause infection. ... (4 replies)
... and coughing. I even ending up coughing so badly that I threw up phlegm. Anyways after using up the penicillin and daily trips to the steam room I became healthier again. ... (0 replies)
... Seriously, my biggest complaint is constantly having to explain to people that I am not sick, and not contagious. The alternative is to take medicine all the time. ... (35 replies)




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