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... When you smoked did you have a problem of exhaling the smoke completly or feel like you swallowed it, and do you have problems coughing up phlem not getting enough breath to completely get it out? ... (5 replies)
... I was diagnosed with a chest infection a few weeks ago, the GP gave me antibiotics and it cleared it up, However now i have a contant clearing of throat and im coughing up clear sticky mucus. ... (0 replies)
... twice in the morning and twice at night . thankfully while these measures have alleviated coughing fits . ... (3 replies)

... up blood too about every six months or so. Whenever I lay flat on my back I feel congested even though I do not have a cold and then I feel like there is alot of phlem in my chest and start coughing phlem with bright red blood. I also feel pressure on my chest. ... (3 replies)
... I highly recomend you see a pulmonologist. You can have an infection without having had a cold. When coughing up blood and phlem is a sign of something serious going on, be it TB, or MAC, or some other serious infection. ... (2 replies)
... 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. ... (12 replies)
... I could have written this post. I had alot of the same symptoms except for the green phlem. I went to urgent care yesterday because of the coughing fits to the point of gagging, chest pain, shortness of breath, fever and no voice. ... (4 replies)
... The phlegm is white and very thick. Sometimes it gets stringy and I start to choke on it. If I'm not coughing, I'm clearing my throat, because phlem is always there, no matter how much I cough up. Theres not a moment that goes by in which I don't feel the phlem in my chest and throat. ... (12 replies)
... it's horrible when it acts up. I have the deepest, loudest cough anyone around me has ever heard. Usually it flares up when I get a slight head cold. I start out with a dry, hacking cough. Then it goes to a choking till I upchuck cough. I can't sleep lying down when the bronchitis is at it's worst. ... (24 replies)
... Well the brown phlem could be blood, just older than newer. When its fresh and bright red they call it "frank" blood. ... (9 replies)
... I started having this burning feeling in my chest when I was breathing. I thought I was coming down with a cold or something. I started taking all the standard OTC stuff to try and take care of it before it got to bad. ... (1 replies)
Advice needed
Nov 28, 2011
... I find when I get out of breath a cup of strong hot coffee helps, it helps you to cough the phlem up and you can breath easier. A healthy diet helps. ... (4 replies)
... lly and they'll tell you what symptoms to watch for. I am in a support group for NTM, many of us are being treated, there are some women who have been diagnoised with MAC, feel great and have no symptoms, and they are not being treated. But if and when that changes, I'm sure they'll choose at that time to medicate. ... (9 replies)
Chest infection
Jun 29, 2007
... Hi thanks for your help. The doctor didn't say what kind of infection it was just said if theres lots of phlem moving around your chest they perscribe antibiotics anyway. ... (4 replies)
... to prescribe you Spiriva.That inhaler is a medicine .When you first take it,all you do is cough up phlem and when your done with the coughing,you can breath great for a while.The you sort of level off and keep on taking it.One of mans great accomplishments to heal the sick. ... (19 replies)
Fungas Infection
Nov 26, 2005
... Aspergillus is a fungus that we all breath in every day. It is everywhere. People with long term asthma can develop an aspergillus allergic reaction. Then the aspergillus forms in their lungs. ... (3 replies)
Fungas Infection
Nov 14, 2005
... I posted sometime back about my son coughing up gray speckled phlem on a daily basis. This has been going on for a year with no diagnosis. Well his doctor redid sputum cultures and this time a serious fungal infection showed up. ... (3 replies)
Symptoms?
Jan 13, 2005
... twiggy you hqv4 my prayers now i had a lot of your same symptoms including the chest pain but mine was from coughing so much the muscles becamse sore in my chest stomach and back my dr finally diagnosed mye with acute bronchitis.. ... (2 replies)
... A cough from bronchitis or pneumonia can last for a few weeks because the bronchi and lungs are still irritated. If it bothers you, I'm sure you could see your doctor and possibly use an inhaled steroid like Flovent for a few weeks. Also, yes, you can get bronchitis from post nasal drip. And a chest x-ray would be a good idea... (1 replies)
... About 3.5 weeks ago I developed a cough overnight. The cough got worse, and I was coughing up lots of phlem and had a headache for 4 days straight. I went to the doctor and he said he heard bronchitis or pnemonia and prescribed 6 days of Zithromax 500 mg. ... (1 replies)


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