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I have had a pretty bad cough which is not stop & when I am sitting down my heart will race as well any ideas of what could be wrong ?

I have had a pretty bad cough for about 2 months now, first i was coughing up greenish mucus. After about 2 weeks i seemed to be getting better but all of a sudden i will get into coughing attacks and i cant stop. i notice sometimes when I am sitting down my heart will race as well any ideas of what could be wrong ?
Asked On : Mon, 10 Jan 2011
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Welcome to Healthcare Magic Forum
You havent mentioned your age, sex, medical conditions , and presence of fever or any other symptoms.
Green colored phlegm indicated presense of bacterial infection. So see a doctor and take the required medicines and also undergo investigations like a chest x-ray and a blood count, to rule out other possibilities.
A chronic cough like yours can cause pain & palpatation. Even a cardiac illness like pericarditis. So please see a doctor personally.

1. Drink warm water 3-4 glasses/day.
2. Avoid Cold drinks/alcohol.
3. Avoid over exertion.

Answered: Mon, 10 Jan 2011
Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Ashutosh Thigale's  Response
Are you interested in taking ayurvedic treatment?Why you not tried earlier? Dear,this is called tamak shwasjanneet kassa.Agastiharitaki awaleham,soowarna sutshekhar-rasa,abhynga,waman(panchakarma treatment)etc will helpful.One should know all the things related with the disease and patient for complete cure.Consult an ayurvdic vadiya.
Answered: Tue, 25 Jan 2011
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Please mention details.
You need to do some investigations like chest X ray-PA, CBC, ESR, Sputum for AFB. Better consult some physician at the earliest.

Dr Lalit Patil, MD, DCH.
Answered: Thu, 13 Jan 2011
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