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Vienna, VA

Recovery from Abdomino & Mammaplasty with Bronchitis
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I can't stop coughing and am worried about my healing on day 5. Are there things I should be doing or taking OTC? Hug a pillow, bend forward, take DM, Sudafed, Benadryl? The sputim is now clear, but my eyes water and then I can't stop coughing!

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Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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February 16, 2010 1:08 PM

CALL your surgeon ASAP YOU HAVE A PROBLEM!!!! From MIAMI (more)
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Plastic surgeon
Southlake, TX
United States
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  Bronchitis post-op
February 15, 2010 8:16 PM

Don't mess around on the forum. Contact your ps and have him listen to your lungs. You may need an inhalation treatment, or a "blow bottle" to help you inflate the lungs.

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Vienna, VA
United States
  Day 13: the coughing is mostly gone
February 16, 2010 5:52 AM

While I appreciate a Dr. responding, the answer came way late. I'm nearly 2 weeks post op.



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