What is Chest Congestion? Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
Somehow, you managed to pick up the bug that was going around the office last week, or maybe it was the one your 8-year-old brought home from school that took you down. Now, after a few days, what started out as a sore throat and stuffy nose has turned into an uncomfortable cough that may bring up thick mucus from your lower airways. Your cough sounds deeper. These are some of the signs and symptoms of chest congestion. DayQuil SEVERE LiquiCaps™ can relieve your chest congestion related to a cold or the flu—but understanding what causes chest congestion and how to prevent it are equally as important as treating the symptom.
It can take up to a month to fully recover from lingering cold or flu symptoms, such as cough.1
What is Chest Congestion?
What Causes Chest Congestion?
Chest Congestion Treatment
Chest congestion due to cold or flu may come with both wet chesty coughs to remove mucus, as well as a dry, non-productive coughs; this is why some cold and flu medicines contain an expectorant to thin mucus of wet coughs, as well as a cough suppressant to reduce dry coughs due to a hypersensitive airway.
How to Prevent Catching and Spreading the Viruses that Cause Chest Congestion
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