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My sister have mitochondrial disease which causes her muscles to be weak, right now she’s having runny nose but it won’t come out from her nostrils, it will go back all the way to her chest cause of the muscles weakness. She have to force herself to cough it all out and it causes her discomfort. What can I do to help her?

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1. Avoid exposure to cold 2. Take bath with little warm water 3. Do steam inhalation regularly at least once a day 4. Warm salt water gargles daily 5 no cold water / cold drinks / ice creams and so on 6. No smoking/ avoid pollution 7. Wash hands after use of bath room and before and after eating food. 8 more warm liquids medicine can not be advised for open question for medicine contact on private consultation good luck.
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