... Hi I have this shortness of breath, my throat seems to tighten up,difficulty swallowing, and now I can't cough up phlem, seems like I can't exhale from my abdomin. Im a smoker and can't exhale the smoke no more. ... (0 replies)
... hi for just over a week i have had these symptoms i have bin coughing up thick green mucus, runny nose, fever, coughing to the point its making me sick, sleep deprovation then. I went to doctor who at first gave me some steroids called Prednisolone 5mg, which i took 6 a day of, brown eay breath inhaler 2 puff a day and 8 puff of ventolin a day (i do have athma awell) that was... (2 replies)
... It's possible you have what's called cough variant asthma or reactive airway syndrome. ... (2 replies)
... i did do some reading on the scarring of lungs(pulmonary Fibrosis)
can my situation get worst? my dr says not to worry, he said he didnt see the actual cat scan images yes, but just read the report. the report said i had a mild scarring on top of one of my lungs.
this is pretty frightening.
can the other symptoms all be related to this?
constant pressure in chest... (8 replies)
... My son has had a productive cough for nearly a year. First it was asthma or infection ect so they thought so he was on predisone, anitibiotics. Well huge amounts of phlem came up every day.. ... (13 replies)
... TriciaR - I am reaching out to you because the posts you had on your one sided wheeze and bronchial symtpoms are exactly what I have now. Can you please tell me if you ever got a diagnosis on this problem? I tried PM, but admins turned off the PMs.
I am having productive morning cough, not a ton of phlem. Had xray which was negative and spirometry which was normal. Still... (0 replies)
... 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)
... and since then i have been down to the quack more times than the rest of my life. i feel a bit of a fraud as a times i feel fine but if i cough once i,m off for hours sometimes i,ll cough for 5 hours only stopping when i,m so tired i just get dissy and so short of breath that i nearly pass out. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Penny,
I was on the Big 3 antibiotics for 18 months for MAC. I was very fortunate, other than some intestinal distress which was helped by Probotics, I did very well on the medicataion. Some people do have side affects, we are all different and don't all respond the same. I would not be afraid to be on the medications. If you have no symptoms, some doctors prefer not to... (9 replies)
... I cough up blood too about every six months or so. ... (3 replies)
... is at the end of a good yawn.Sometimes I get so embarrased in public when someone catches me with my mouth wide open trying to MAKE myself yawn. I dont have any cough or phlem with this problem,no pain,I dont wheeze or crackle when I breath,just a terrifying feeling of not being able to get a full breath. ... (2 replies)
... hand rolled cigs a day.I have a persistent cough my phlem varies in colour and thickness smetimes clear,more often yellowy,greenish and sometimes brown. ... (0 replies)
... Yeah, I am still battling bronchitis for 3 months now, it has gotten better and I beleive it is almost done. Been on z-pack, advair, spiriva, nasacort, the doctor does not think it is asthma as this is the first time i have had this, i also have allergies/post nasal drip and gerd...I have been so depressed, but hopefully this is finally coming to an end,. (8 replies)
... Hi, I can relate. I got a bad cough and congestion in OCTOBER, and I still have it despite two rounds of antibiotics. I don't smoke or drink or anything like that. ... (8 replies)
... 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 draining down the back of your lungs. My doctor says if it gets bad enough, it will get into your lungs. ... (12 replies)
... I have had the same thing and only off and on. It sounds like a rattle or crackle coming from my right lower rib cage area. I did see a lung specialist and he did a x ray but found nothing. He believes it is due to post nasal drip that is caused by allergies or something that triggers it, and then it ends up in the smaller brochial tubes. Have you found out anything? (2 replies)
... For about the past 8 months, I have done nothing but cough up phlegm. ... (12 replies)
... times a day for a couple of days and then not again for a week or two. When this happens I force myself to cough but cannot usually produce anything, once in a while I will get up some phlem. ... (2 replies)
... She listened to my lungs, said there was a little bit of sound, gave me antibiotics and something to dry me up. Then the cough and sometimesl wheezing would wake me up. I have never heard the word bronchitis from a Dr. When I could cough up phlem, it was clear, and still is. ... (22 replies)
... h pneumonia and the other said pain is from pleursy. They didn't give me coedine because I have a hard time bringing up phlem. I have emphysema very bad. I don't cough at all and sometimes I wish I could so I could bring some of that stuff up. I have post nasal drip that drives me crazy too. I feel for you. ... (4 replies)