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Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 47837
Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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I have a thick mucus with blood in it, it is very hard to

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I have a thick mucus with blood in it, it is very hard to cough up , but when I can it is very thick , it is hard for me to swallow
Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?
Customer: My doctor prescribed me with Lansoprazole 30 twice a day , but I still have problem swallowing . I feel it's getting lodged in my throat
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I was diagnosed with COPD
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 days ago.

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
How long has this been going on?

Any fever or headache?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
About 2 months , i do get headaches
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 days ago.

This sounds like a sinusitis--sinus infection problem with significant post nasal drip

It's now chronic

If I were your doctor I would get a ct scan of your sinuses and treat this with both a course of antibiotics and of oral prednisone

That should clear all this up in about two weeks

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I have just paid £5.00 I don't have any more money so I can't phone you . Thank you anyway , regards Linda
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 days ago.

The phone call offer was automated Linda and you don't have to accept it

But did you need any more information?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I have cancelled this order
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 10 days ago.

No problem