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i have been sleeping with a cool mist humidifier right next to my bed for the past 2 weeks, and now in the past few days i feel like my lungs are sore, and i keep coughing, almost like i have water in my lungs - is this possible?
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I'm sorry you are coughing. Using a cool mist humidifier should make you feel better unless the water tank has become contaminated and needs to be cleaned. The other possibility is that you have developed bronchitis which needs additional medication such as an inhaler or steroid or both. May I suggest you schedule an appointment with your doctor and in the meantime, keep a cough drop or hard candy in your mouth to help relieve your cough. The only other possibility, which is highly doubtful is that you have developed congestive heart failure. If that is a possibility, your doctor will be able to determine this and provide appropriate treatment.

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