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Coughing up green mucus balls

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt.: I would suggest an evaluation with your PCP. Viral induced asthma is one possible cause of your symptoms. Avoid smoke exposure and please monitor your... Read More
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Reactive airways: meaning: your lower airways are reacting by tightening up, which could be asthma, or a reaction to an upper airways inflammation, as sinusitis, eithe... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Green mucus: If you have had a head cold a week or so ago and are now coughing up significant amounts of discolored sputum, a bacterial bronchial infection is like... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Pascolini
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 17 years experience
May be an infection: If you are running fevers, then you may have an infection. A week ago you may have contracted a virus and it may have turned into an infection. You ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Wheezing/Cough: Feeling weak and tired with coughing up green mucus is concerning for infection, somewhere. Wheezing would suggest the lungs. Could be asthma exacer... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
Neurology 14 years experience
Pna: Given this information, yes the most likely diagnosis is pneumonia, clinical exam and more details are needed to confirm.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Lee
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Maybe maybe not: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is an antibiotic used to treat usually urine infections or skin infections. While it may be used to treat... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Cough: Most likely viral syndrome, fluids, rest; see dr. If notice improved in a couple of days.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vladimir Zuzukin
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 22 years experience
URI: Sounds like an upper respiratory infection or acute bronchitis serious enough for antibiotics. Levaquin (levofloxacin) is good choice both for bacter... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Possibilities...: If this has been going on for 3 weeks or longer, it is likely chronic bronchitis, a form of copd. If it has been going on for less than that, it is l... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Many things : First to consider is cystic fibrosis. Other illnesses and conditions may also be present, such as asthma, reflux, esophageal fistula, or immune disord... Read More

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