... There is no way to "clean up" your lungs. They can go down into your lungs with a broncoscope and remove tumours and such, but to actually clean out the lungs? ... (5 replies)
... I must say that i have never heard of anyone getting their "lungs cleaned out" unless you are talking about a Bronchoscopy. If this procedure is what you are talking about, I would research it and read about the risks it can involve. ... (5 replies)
... I feel like I need my lungs cleaned out by a specialist. Has anyone had this done? ... (5 replies)
... Green means infection, but with emphysema there is a way to clear out the lungs. It's a nebulized medication called Acetylcysteine. It's not for everyone with emphysema. It liquefies phlegm and causes a very productive cough. Formerly under a brand name, it's now generic and not very expensive. My Mom has end-stage emphysema and if it weren't for this stuff she would probably... (5 replies)
... I agree, go see a doc, green is usually an indication of infection which antibiotics may be able to clear up. (5 replies)
... Hi....green and thick as glue....hmmm, sounds like an infection in there?
Regarding the steroids...do you mean the inhaled corticosteroids or the systemic steroids?
Go to the doctor and get the sputum checked out and if it is an infection, you might have to be on meds to clear it up.
quincy (5 replies)
... The doctors told my parents "He's fine, just don't let him start smoking", apparently it's easier for my lungs to scar, like it'd be more amplified if I started smoking than if an average bear did. ... (1 replies)
... Mayo, and Their anesthesia dept took this entire thing VERY seriously. And finally figured how they can stop these reactions after having this last surgery on my lungs . ... (217 replies)
... keeping your airways cleaned out. I have a plastic device that I use twice a day to help me "shake up" my lungs so the mucous comes out easier. From what I understand, it is noncurable but with proper airway clearing, you can help keep it from getting any worse. ... (16 replies)
... where he cleaned his floor with a strong mixture of bleach, pinesol, and other strong chemicals. He slept in this room over night. ... (3 replies)
... but the dust can... We had the vents cleaned and the filter changed and that made things better. ... (19 replies)
... here are no more of Mom's pets here, I got 2 dogs that were allowed to come inside at times and we got Dad a cat for his lap since he had no one to cuddle. I had cleaned and painted mom's house until I felt it was livable. It was '96 when I moved in. ... (5 replies)