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Coughing up yellow mucous

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: You may be having an asthma attack, please see the ED. Other causes include infection.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bronchitis?: You may have acute bronchitis, caused by an infection of the airways. Treatment may include antibiotics if it is thought to have a bacterial etiology. ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience in Cardiology
Cough: Likely a upper airway infection/ allergy. One of your meds (Lisinopril) can cause a cough in about 5% of patients . See your doc if cough persisits
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: It is most often a viral illness which will pass on it's own with no medical intervention needed.
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Get checked: The yellow color of mucous is from an infection - could be viral or bacterial. If you are having chest pains, cough, fever, shortness of breath, then ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bronchitis?: Could be a secondary bacterial infection: bronchitis. You should see a doctor
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possibly...: Chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, is a possible cause for these symptoms. If a productive cough lasts 3 weeks or longer, it needs to be evaluated by ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Cough: These symptoms can indicated a serious infection. See your doctor for an examination and be treated if necessary.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience in General Practice
Yes!: Please see a doctor at a clinic or the emergency room immediately. You need an exam and chest X-ray. You could have a serious lung infection which can ... Read More

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