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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Infection: Infection is most likely but both bacterial and viral infections can cause brown mucus. If this has been persistent, see your doctor.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
No: May be blood in your mucous. Make appointment to see your Physician, and take in a sample of your brown fluids.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
39 years experience Integrative Medicine
See doctor: It seems like you might be dealing with a bad sinus infection. You need to be seen by your doctor today. Tobacco use sets you up for this sort of thin ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some possibilities: There can a medical problem such as post-nasal drip mucus from the nose and sinuses. In more worrisome cases, there is a throat problem or lung proble ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Acute bronchitis: Is a viral disease characterized by prolonged, excessive coughing. The most common symptom of acute bronchitis is a cough with mucus. Acute bronchitis ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil out last week: Totally normal. Gargle with warm salt water and the throats will feel better as well. Keep drinking plenty of water and this will resolve.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Asthma plan: Please have a physician visit with your PCP or with Healthtap. Your asthma is not in control and a course of steroids and/or antibiotics may be indica ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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Bronchitis: is likely. Please see yourdoctor right away
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Definitely: The time factor with the fever and brown mucus definitely needs to be addressed- the sooner the better.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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Anytime you: Cough blood, investigate it- seepcp.
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