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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Masiello
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Chronic Cough: Other causes of chronic cough include: allergies, bronchitis, medicaitons, post nasal drip. You should see your doctor for a complete physical.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Green phlegm: Yes it is a good sign and means if there was an infection it has cleared up.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
13 years experience Psychiatry
Depends.: Depends on what other symptoms you might be having. But a lot of time when sick with a cold or flu or virus or infection of some sort a cough may usua ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: this represents the healing of the tissues. Make sure you are doing you saline rinses still, that will thin out the secretions and prevent scabs and m ... Read More
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A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Nasal mucus will always begin to have color if it has been in the nasal passages long enough. By itself it is not a prominent signal for anything. If ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Post nasal drip: Sinus infection is a possibility. See your doctor.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Mucous: Colored mucous can be a sign of infection - bacterial or viral. If running fever, are not improving or having difficulty breathing - follow with your ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saurabh Bajpai
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Viral -->> bacterial: It seems like you had a viral infection and then eventually went on to get a bacterial one. Please visit your physician so they can prescribe the prop ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Quit: The best answer is "quit." you are developing chronic bronchitis and possibly emphysema. That is never a good thing.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Viral infection: You most likely have a viral infection.
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