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more green phlegm in the morning when I wake up

A 18-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 male asked:
Dr. Ziad Mattar
23 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Signs: It's a sign of old phlegm collection overnight. It can be chronic infection, lung disease like copd, sinus drainage, gerd...
A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Sounds like any of: a number of viral or bacterial infections. It would be prudent to see a health care provider for an evaluation and treatment. You may need antibiotics ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Dryness: Drink more water but consider a good humidifier at night buy them by size of your room and close the windows and the door
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liza Shiff
28 years experience General Practice
Allergies/postnasal : postnasal drop causing morning phlegm is very common in people with allergies. However, mouth breathers at night and a recent cold may also contribute ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
15 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Viral illness: It is still viral season out there and your symptoms sound like you have a virus. If the symptoms persist beyond a week or you start to have shortnes ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lervasen Pillay
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Reflux: you may be having reflux or gastritis. you can schedule a video consult to discuss further
A male asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience Pediatrics
May try: This is an option..eg. soy. It is also possible there might be some gastro-esophageal reflux going on. This can appear like wheezing and noisy breathi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Phlegm: You surmise correctly that the phlegmis old blood. You may have a post nasal drip and the mucus has eroded the blood vessels in your nose to account f ... Read More
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