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I have been having blood stained catarrh for about 3 weeks

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I have been having blood stained catarrh for about 3 weeks after having a chesty cough. Could you please tell me how to get rid of it?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Su S replied 7 years ago.


Chest congestion along with blood mixed nasal discharge indicates a respiratory infection. Infection has spread into the lungs. As it is continued for 3 weeks, it can be bacterial . Antihistamine will not work. You will need antibiotic to clear it. There is no OTC medicine which can be helpful. You need physical examination of the chest by the doctor and if needed doctor may prefer to do an X-ray to know condition of your lungs. You should consult for prescription to initiate treatment.

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