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Post Operative Cough

11 years 3 months ago #24400 by Stephany
That sounds like a plan! Thanks for the explanation.

Stephany in Iowa

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11 years 3 months ago #24392 by CHR
A history: After surgery, my wife developed a chronic cough. We were referred to our primary care physician. She prescribed various therapies but the cough hung on. Thinking the problem might be a common post-surgical one, I posted here hoping for a solution. She also had a problem with edema because of lymph node removal. Our local cancer center hired an incontinent specialist who also did lymphatic massage. The Urologist set up an appointment with her to treat the edema. The therapist taught my wife how to use lymphatic massage to reduce the edema. Miraculously the chronic cough disappeared. My wife was not on antibotics, beta blockers, or inhalants and had not been for several months. Our conclusion was that the therapy not only helped reduce the edema, but eliminated the cough. We do not have written instructions on doing the massage, but there are some videos on the net. The best plan would be to meet with a certified lymphatic massage therapist and have him or her instruct you.

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11 years 3 months ago #24370 by Stephany
please tell me about the massage plan....I have coughed for 20 years!

Stephany in Iowa

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11 years 3 months ago #24360 by CHR
Our cancer clinic recently hired a lymphatic therapist. After following her massage plan the cough has disappeared entirely.

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11 years 6 months ago #22610 by SailorMan
I coughed a lot for a couple of months after my R/C but it has gone back to normal. In my case, that is an occasional dry cough, especially when I first go outside on a cold day.

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11 years 6 months ago #22518 by CHR
No, not on beta blockers.

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