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Difficulty in breathing, phlegm in the throat. Need help

my throat gets very Phlegmy, sometimes difficult to breath...i dont smoke can i get rid of it...specially when i eat oily food or drink milk uffff..sometimes i cant even breath and i cant get it out that s the biggest problem..its like i will start to vomit if i do what should i do? something easy am bachelor living alone cannot do difficult girly remedies.
Asked On : Wed, 30 Jan 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

The most common reason for mucus in the throat is post nasal drip due to allergic sinusitis or allergic rhinitis.
Treatment involves avoiding the allergen that is causing the reaction, if that is possible. In addition the use of nasal sprays and antihistamines would also be helpful.

You may need a prescription for the nasal spray.

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Pulmonologist Dr. Gyanshankar Mishra's  Response
You need to visit a Pulmonologist/ chest physician. You seem to be suffering from acid reflux disease and GERD associated phlegm production. Its important to stop all the spicy diet. Do not stay hungry for more than 4 hours. Take proper breakfast at times. Also evaluation investigations include chest xray, pulmonary function test and sputum examination. A simple anti acidity medication like Tb. PAN-D can be taken by you daily before breakfast for 15 days. Also eat small frequent meals.
Hope this helps.
Dr. Gyanshankar Mishra
Consultant Pulmonologist
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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Mayank Bhargava's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
You are most likely suffering from acute bacterial pharyngitis along with lower respiratory tract involvement.
Presence of phlegm and respiratory distress suggests the diagnosis.
You should consult with internal medicine specialist and ENT surgeon simultaneously and should go for thorough check up.
You should go for complete hemogram, throat swab culture & sensitivity and chest x ray.
You should take complete antibiotic therapy, mucolytics and decongestants.
You should avoid oily foods and cold drinks.
You should also perform gargles three times in day; a glass of luke warm water with a pinch of salt.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Wed, 30 Jan 2013
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