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coughing up mucus with black spots

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Infection/spot: You need to follow up with your physician for a ct scan of your chest. It sounds like you have bronchitis or pneumonia; however, all bets are off in a ... Read More

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Dr. Rupesh Parikh
26 years experience Medical Oncology
Could be: May be bronchitis or pneumonia. Coughing up blood an be some more serious as well like cancer. This needs to be looked at right away and at minimum ge ... Read More
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Dr. Mike Bowman
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lung problem : It could be a bronchitis, pneumonia, or something else. It is certainly worth getting checked out, especially if it has lasted for any length of tim ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Black spots: The black spots could be small flecks of dried blood, inhaled particles, or fungus. Recommend having mucous ball cultured and examined under the micr ... Read More
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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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
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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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
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
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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.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
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
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
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
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Classic symptoms of your asthma getting cranked up. Time to call and see your physician.
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