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Hello Helen @helenrivera You might try Airway Clearance to help bring up the mucous/sputum. For me this includes Nebulizing 7% saline in AM and 3% in PM. Aerobica device 2-3 times throughout the day. Once daily usually late morning I will do postural drainage (you can put that in the search bar at the top of this page and you will find many helpful things to try), then manual percussion on my chest followed by huff coughing then regular coughing and I almost always get up 1-3 tsp of sputum. Luckily I have been off antibiotics for almost 2 years and I have no symptoms other than the cough. My yearly CTs and breathing tests are all stable. I read your history and I see your case is more complicated but I really think the airway clearance will help you. I would invite you to view the following youtube video by Dr McShane.

Good luck to you, Bill

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Thank you Bill. I will start using a Aerobika this week as I ordered one. I am using a Message Gun and the Alcapala but little to nothing. Watching the video now. Thank you and prayers you stay off these meds. God Bless

Hi Poodledoc
I have the same nebulizing routine. Do you know if there are any long term side effects of inhaling the hypertonic saline?

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