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coughing out phlegm

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
44 years experience Pediatrics
Phlegm with URI: Children this age do not expel their mucus out, it travels from lungs and into esophagus/GI tract to expel with stool. We usually allow them to cough ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Morning cough : This is common in smokers, running nose, allergies, stomach issues. You should see a doctor in person to figure this out.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
? Non-productive cou: Have you talked to your doc about the possibility of an asthmatic cough. Many underlying causes for this including infection, cold temperatures, exerc ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Mcgranahan
24 years experience Pediatrics
See a doctor: The symptoms might be caused by irritation of your airways or lung tissue, but might also represent an infection of the airways (bronchitis) or lungs ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
OK: It is common after inhaling an aerosol or powder to have a cough. This may or may not bring something up. It is not related specifically to the med.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated and have blood test to find the cause so be treated.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
About smoking...: A visit to one's doctor can help, especially if the doctor knows of successful smoking cessation methods, medications, and programs, all of which may ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
See answer: Generally, if a 28 year old person noted a spec of blood in phlegm after several coughs and had no other symptoms it's likely due to some superficial ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: No way in which to diagnose this without seeing you and the material you are coughing up. It sounds potentially severe, but suggest you make a list of ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Bronchitis: This cough producing discolored and also clearer sputum could be due to a bronchial infection which often follows a head cold. It could be due to alle ... Read More
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