... 36 yr old female. Have been smoking for 15 years, first 10 years 10-12 cigs a day; last 5 years a pack a day. I've always had problems with lingering bronchitis, even as a child. Had a really bad bout of bronchitis about 2 years ago. It lasted about 4 months. Soon after recovering I noticed that I was coughing up brown specks in my phlegm. I quit smoking 1 year ago. Still... (0 replies)
... I occasionally cough mostly in the morning when I 1st wake up. ... (0 replies)
... Were their any changes in your diet or environment prior to Nov 12th?
Changed laundry detergent?
New chemical or cleaner used in your place?
Smokers moved in next door? (11 replies)
... blade area which i thought was just muscular. My right shoulder hurts if i do shoulder rolls and all the top of my chest hurts when i do this too. If i sniff or cough i get shooting pains in my neck for a second. ... (1 replies)
... what was the problem? (6 replies)
... Before I begin, I am a 25-year old male. 6'2'', 160 pounds. I've had arthritis since I was 13 and am currently only on Prednisone for it. I was on Orencia and Methotrexate until this started.
How This Started/Symptoms
On Nov 12, I woke up at night short of breath. Stayed up for a bit, fell back asleep, and woke up with it still there. It has been non-stop ever since for... (11 replies)
... Umm- i needed your responses months ago :) the cough is long gone
kak - go see a chinese herbalist (6 replies)
... See a plumonologist. COuld be cough variant asthma (6 replies)
... I know this is an old thread but did you ever get a resolution? I'm a 23 year old male and have been experiencing the same symptoms since this past July. I've been to the ER 3 times I've had 4 Chest X Rays, 2 echos, CT Angio with contrast, CTa, 10 EKG's, spirometry test (96% of pred.), tested for Lymes, ANA and had an EGD. Every test came back fine (except for EGD, have... (1 replies)
... it is DEEP in my lower lungs. I don't know if inhaling the medicine can even reach that far down. Afraid of this becoming pneumonia!! Also taking an expectorant cough med., works for a while then the mucous is back. ... (1 replies)
... ne, lungs are always clear, but she horrible coughing fits EVERY DAY. I am a nurse and have dealt with every lung disorder you can imagine and have never heard a cough like this. ... (0 replies)
... The cough that goes along with Emphysema...is that a permanent thing or will it go away? ... (0 replies)
... I have a persistant cough with a sore, scratchy throat. I have COPD and am on Symbicort and Ventolin. With no real results. ... (0 replies)
... I too have been suffering with a chronic cough for a number of years, first it was happening during the day & when I rolled onto my left side at night, had all sorts of test and nothing came back as causing the problem, the specialist mentioned Acid reflux but skiped over this as I was on medication for this, over the years it became worse & started getting it as soon as I... (2 replies)
... The main causes of a chronic dry cough are:
-Post Nasal Drip (PND)
If you are having acid reflux issues, you may need to get another GI opinion. You can have a normal Endoscopy and still have acid reflux problems. Acid refluxing can irritate the lungs and/or the throat. You can try searching LPR on the boards here for more... (2 replies)
... I had this chronic cough. It will be a year in November. And my birthday is in November. I want my cough gone by then. Its when I am up and moving around I cough hard. I also cough clear liquid from acid reflux. My mom thinks it is my thyroid. But funny thing is when I am relaxed I do not cough. I went to my PCP. ... (2 replies)
... Good advice, thanks.
I have a inhaler prescribed by my doctor that manages my asthma. I have asthma from birth. I just thought there might be something good enough over the counter. Don't want to go to a doctor just for cough syrup;) (2 replies)
... Over the counter cough syrups aren't very strong, and they're not particularly helpful to most asthmatics. ... (2 replies)
... What is the best cough medicine with a brongilator function to speed up my healing process? ... (2 replies)
... I have had a cough since March, BUT it has changed some. ... (0 replies)