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coughing up light green phlegm

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe not: If u r feeling better and less sick, no temperature u may have had a viral infection and ur body has won. If u continue 2 improve u may b ok. But any ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Infection: You may have a viral infection or a bacterial bronchitis. If the symptoms persist, you need to see your doctor for an antibiotic.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Chronic bronchitis: Smokers are more likely to cough at night and first thing in the morning because the smoke damages the lungs ability to clean itself so mucus sits dur ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Green: phlegm may mean you have a tracheobronchitis which is often due to PNEUMOCOCCUS a BACTERIA which may appear green in mucous! You may need a short co ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience Pulmonology
Wheezes: Wheezes are high pitched sounds coming from mucus filled airway.The force of air through mucus creates the sound of wheeze, like a wind instrument..
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 22-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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Bronchitis: You may have bronchitis or even pneumonia and should be evaluated. Hives can occur with a variety of infections or treatment for infections due to ant ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicolaas Cornelius Nel
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Most likely: You most likely need antibiotics and need to consult with your doctor
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Hahn
23 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends: Generally, a chronic cough is defined as one lasting more than 8 weeks. The most common causes include post nasal drainage, reflux, and asthma. Depe ... Read More
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