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coughing up dark green phlegm in the morning

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Pneumonia : You may have pneumonia or bronchitis. Please have a screening chest image and sputum analysis, including bacterial, fungal and TB cultures. Other cons ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
72 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Why Coughing: This may be due to failure of your cilia to move bacteria out. Try stimulating cilia: Green tea with lemon, humming, drink extra water. Pulsed nasal i ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Possible pneumonia: Yes, go and get seen in an urgent care facility or an ER now. Hope this clears up quickly.
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A male asked:
Dr. Ziad Mattar
23 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Signs: It's a sign of old phlegm collection overnight. It can be chronic infection, lung disease like copd, sinus drainage, gerd...
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Reactive airways?: Reactive airways, or asthma, can be triggered by lung infections and requires inhalers for treatment, which would explain why only your symptoms of b ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience Family Medicine
Give it time: It sounds like you have an upper respiratory tract infection. Give it a few days. If you continue to worsen past 4 or 5 days of symptoms, then you m ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Upper Respiratory: All of those are symptoms of an upper respiratory infection. Generally speaking this is viral and is treated with OTC medications for symptoms. If i ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Christopher Conti
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
COUGH X 1+ MONTH: WOuld need to know MORE history to more accurately answer your question. Please INBOX for cormal consult or touch base with your personal physician.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Viral infections are common and usually go away in time. When the symptoms persist and the color of mucus changes form clear/yellow to dark green/bro ... Read More

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