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why am i coughing up green stuff

A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Buehner
39 years experience Infectious Disease
Needs adequate follo: U r a 62 y/o female w/ several conditions probably requiring chronic medications. u do not mention anything about shortness of breath, chest pain, fe ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Go to your doctor: If you are having respiratory infection and wheezing, both have to be treated appropriately. Pneumonia is a diagnosis by xr, with a clinical presumpti ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
21 years experience Family Medicine
Bronchitis at least : I would advise that you see your doctor when possible for medication that can help you feel better sooner. I hope all works out and you feel better.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Blair
16 years experience Family Medicine
Clinic in 24 hrs : If you are having a fever with temp >101, difficulty breathing, shakes, body aches or chills, you should go to a clinic and be seen. If you are oth ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
I don't know but: I don't know without more information but coughing up blood is one of those symptoms that requires immediate attention by a doctor. Do not wait or hes ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Depends: If this is stopping you may have eaten something that didn't agree with your stomach. If however you are vomiting multiple times a day and unable to k ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
ER: bile or intestinal obstruction: GO to ER NOW!
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A member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Phlegm: Many reasons. Drainage from sinuses is the most common cause. Others are, smokers lung, bronchiectasis,asthma
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cough: It depends where the mucous is coming from. It can be from the lungs or sinuses. See your doctor to be evaluated.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Inflammation: Sxs of strep throat can include: pain of throat; large, red tonsils w white exudates; small red dots on roof of mouth; swollen lymph nodes on neck; fe ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ram Madasu
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See your doctor: Blood in your sputum on coughing is called hemoptysis. Even if you don't see blood, the taste of blood suggests the presence of blood. See you doctor.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Pregnancy Changes: "morning sickness" is, of course, very common in pregnancy. If the stomach is empty of food, you may produce a greenish, bile colored vomitus. As lon ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Get checked : Medically.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Mccain
Specializes in Pediatrics
Check with your MD : You may have sinusitis or bronchitis. Most likely viral. Antibiotic is not indicated for 7-10 days after onset, use netti pot to wash the sinus area a ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Cough and phlegm: Please go to a nearby Pharmacy and they should be able to recommend a medicine for you. Almost certainly you will pay for your medicine -not expensive ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See MD: Probably bronchitis or pneumonia. See your md. Probably x-rays and antibiotics.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
True, true, and...: ... Probably related. Smokers cough is very common, and though i can't confirm that this is related to "smokers cough", you should see your doctor and ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Cough: You need to be evaluated and have a chest X-ray . Please stop smoking, it does nothing good for you. it stops your lungs from working correctly to cl ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Acute bronchitis: Is a viral disease characterized by prolonged, excessive coughing. The most common symptom of acute bronchitis is a cough with mucus. Acute bronchitis ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
43 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Dark specs may be blood but may be other. If blood can be coming from back of nose or sinuses, but may be coming from lungs. Blood is concerning when ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Early morning cough: Could reflect post nasal drainage or GERD since they are more likely to be exacerbated by recumbent position. However other causes like CHF, cough var ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: We used to determine need for antibiotics based upon phlegm color but no more. Majority of upper respiratory illnesses are due to viruses which won't ... Read More
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