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normal phlegm color

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
No but it's common!: Some things are so common that it is almost normal.Phlegm in the morning is one of those things. Anyone with allergies probably wakes up with some phl ... Read More
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Dr. Lonnie Smith
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergies: You may have allergies. The mucous can build up overnight.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Must be GERD: It sounds like you might be having heartburn related (gerd- gastroesopaheal reflux disease) flegm. Talk you your doctor.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Orrego
28 years experience Cardiology
Normal: Yes, respiratory infections by some viruses might take longer to recuperate and cause cough for several weeks after acute infections.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Clearing mucus in the morning after sleeping flat all night is very common but most of the time there should not be a brown color to it. The source co ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal: Bronchial irritation after a respiratory infection can persist for several weeks. As long as you do not have fever, shortness of breath or chest pain ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kesval Pillay-lungoomiah
Specializes in General Practice
Respiratory disease : Isolate for 7 days. Monitor symptoms. If there is improvement then fear of severe COVID is minimal. If symptoms get worse(especially shortness of brea ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Can be: Please consult with us to review other medicines you may be on which can cause such a taste.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
It could last 2-4: weeks. If it continues,see your Dr..
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Girish Kalva
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal : Likely clotted blood from bacterial infection . If u are getting better relax! If not collect some samples and take it to ur family doctor
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with your doc: You may have chronic bronchitis or bronchiectasis. Check with pulmonologist.

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