How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Su S Your Own Question
Dr. Su S
Dr. Su S, Doctor (MD)
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 20681
Experience:  25 years of clinical experience
Type Your Health Question Here...
Dr. Su S is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have mucas in the early AM ,which makes it difficult to breath.

Resolved Question:

I have mucas in the early AM ,which makes it difficult to breath. What can I do to get rid of the mucas?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Su S replied 8 years ago.

Since how long it is there? Do you smoke? How is the rest of the day?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
The rest of the day is almost clear of mucas. I did smoke and have emphasema. Have not smoked for 35 years. At the early onset of the mucas it was very heavy after taking the GFSE it has been of a much reduced level. My thought is , if I can eliminate the mucas my overall condition will improve.
Expert:  Dr. Su S replied 8 years ago.
Thank you for the input.

The early morning sputum is characteristic of chronic bronchitis. Emphysema associated with chronic bronchitis is producing this symptom. This resource will help you in understanding the problem.

Though various treatments are used in chronic bronchitis there is usually periods of exacerbation . You can consult your pulmonologist for the best combination of medicine to keep you symptom free.

Hope this information will help you.
Any query, please ask.
Dr. Su S and 4 other Health Specialists are ready to help you