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Suggest treatment for a problem in the lungs

Hello Doctor,

My sister has met with accident 20 days back and is currently in Columbia Asia Bangalore undergoing treatment for lung contusion as well along with spine injury.Doctors say that her cough reflecx is bad due to which she is unable to caugh out the secretions and mucus.Currently she is undergoing chest physio therapy and bronchoscopy to improve/ enlarge her lungs.Isnt there any way out to improve her cough reflex through medicines.Kindly provide your inputs

Mon, 28 Aug 2017
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She is currently taking the right treatment for the secretions believe me. In his condition medications don't help so much.

Take care

Dr.Jolanda
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