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How to get through a cold with my digestion intact.

I had a cold 10 days ago which left me pretty bunged up and snotty for a few days. The trouble (and this is gross, apologies) is that it's taken my digestion the whole of the last 10 days to get back into action after the amount of phlegm that dripped its way down my throat ruined my appetite and turned my entire gut into a huge tunnel of mucus. How can I avoid this (special dietary needs inside, too)? [more inside]
posted by ambrosen on Mar 26, 2015 - 5 answers

Bronchitis for 2 Weeks...Then Nose Starts INSANELY Dripping

IKYNMD Two weeks ago I started getting the familiar sore throat and I knew something bad was brewing. First the coughing, then some sneezing, fatigue. Mostly coughing up a lot of phlegm that would amass at the back of my sinisis, it would trickle down into my bronchial tubes. First the color was clear, then yellow. My bronchial tubes are wheezing every time I take a deep breath. [more inside]
posted by watercarrier on Sep 11, 2013 - 9 answers

What could be?

What is this circular thing the size of a small pea below my left rib cage? [more inside]
posted by LittleMissItneg on Sep 11, 2011 - 13 answers

Hairy phlegm?

Why is there hair in my phlegm? [more inside]
posted by LittleMissItneg on Jun 20, 2011 - 6 answers

How can I stop coughing, or make it not hurt to do so?

How can I stop coughing, or make it not hurt to do so? [more inside]
posted by gally99 on Nov 29, 2010 - 16 answers

I don't suppose there's a guy with van full of hot lung flutes?

Is there anywhere I can get a lung flute without a prescription? [more inside]
posted by rileyray3000 on Nov 15, 2010 - 5 answers

How can I get rid of this mucus from throat?

My throat has been having a lot phlegm. I'm a singer and I don't know if it has to do with any dairy products I'm consuming. I haven't had a cold for several months so I'm not sure how to get rid of this problem? Any suggestions?
posted by InterestedInKnowing on Oct 7, 2009 - 18 answers

How do I stop from gagging in the mornings?

Please help me. I don't want to throw up every morning. [more inside]
posted by Stewriffic on May 12, 2008 - 39 answers

Getting the gunk out of my lungs

Some questions on sickness and phlegm. Gross details inside... [more inside]
posted by ShootTheMoon on Mar 14, 2008 - 16 answers

I disgust myself

I'm sick. Gross bodily fluid question involving phlegm, etc,. inside. [more inside]
posted by Evangeline on Dec 28, 2007 - 17 answers

Out, demons! (Spitting tips requested.)

To all men and women who spit: help! Warning, this is a bit unappetizing... [more inside]
posted by rio on Nov 28, 2005 - 17 answers

Should I worry about these symptoms?

You Are Not A Doctor: Three weeks ago, I got a nasty head cold that never quite went away. It's now settled into my chest, and I have a chronic, slightly productive cough. Ordinarily, I would just wait it out, but I'm exhausted, can't really get a full breath, and the stuff I'm coughing up tastes like bleach. I swear, I haven't been inhaling or gargling bleach. I do have an appointment to see my doctor on Wednesday (the earliest I could get in,) but I was wondering if anyone else had had these symptoms and could tell me what caused them, so I can quit Googling medical conditions and diagnosing myself with lung abscesses and tuberculosis.
posted by headspace on Oct 9, 2004 - 16 answers

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