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Is there anything my daughter can take to help her cough up

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Is there anything my daughter can take to help her cough up very sticky phlegm , she has cystic fibrosis , I just think there has to be something natural that will help her fight this disease.

Deborah
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

The best thing you can get from the chemist that is close to natural is guafenisin

This will help

Ask you doctor if she can take it.

Also n acetyl cysteine. This can help.

Finally there is a device called an acapella device that can help.

Here is a link to it

http://www.smiths-medical.com/catalog/bronchial-hygiene/acapella/acapella.html
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
She already has the acapella , the acetyl cysteine sounds like something she should try , the other one not so sure about .
She's had a really bad time lately , just not getting a break , she works really hard at staying fit , going to the gym most days , just can't get her chest sorted out , definitely mention the acetyl to her think she will want to try it

Thank you for your help
Hope it works

Deborah bye
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
you're welcome

And ask her to talk to her doctors about guafenisin

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I hope this helps.

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