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Coughing up mucus bead

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Likely OK: It is not uncommon to have a lingering cough after an upper respiratory infection that can last up to a month. As long as the mucus is mot often clear... Read More

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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Remains effective: I don't want to contribute to discord between you and you're wife. But you're right and she needn't be concerned. It isn't possible to cough more than... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Bronchitis: It sounds like you may have bronchitis. Make sure you stay well hydrated by drinking lots of water and avoiding caffeine, sugary drinks and alcohol. I... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Cough: I would see a doctor today. May be bronchitis or a pneumonia and with the kidney pain, I would check it out.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Dermatology 19 years experience
See a doctor: You should see a doctor so that they can prescribe you some medications that will help you. Blood can sometimes mean that you are causing a type of tr... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Cough: You may have an infection like mycoplasma for which zithromax will help. Alternatively could be reflux or post nasal drip from allergies. . Would ele... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
No: Classic symptoms of your asthma getting cranked up. Time to call and see your physician.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends: If you have fever, see a doctor now. If you do not have fever, you may try steam inhalation to clear out the mucus. If the cough lasts more than two w... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
See family doctor: This is not a medical emergency and thus you should consult your family doctor for advice. Most likely this is just a case of a common cold.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Probably not: If you have been coughing up colored mucus for 2 weeks and over the counter remedies aren't working, it's time to be checked out by a doctor for a pos... Read More

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