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Why am I coughing up green stuff

A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Buehner
Infectious Disease 40 years experience
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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 22 years experience
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.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Blair
Family Medicine 17 years experience
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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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Needs to be seen: Please take him to the pediatrician, he needs to be examined and probably will need prescription medications, meanwhile if you can just irrigate his n... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Post-tussive emesis: What you are describing is called post-tussive emesis (=after coughing vomiting). It is a common phenomenon where you cough so much you trigger your g... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Expectoration: See your doctor for a chest xray. You may have pneumonia.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Flu: Coughing up green stuff might opindicate you have pneumonia or bronchitis. See your pulmonologist for possible antibiotics.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Cough: This is normal. Your lungs are healing during the time your not smoking and trying to get out all the tar you have exposed your lungs over the duratio... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Wheezing/Cough: Feeling weak and tired with coughing up green mucus is concerning for infection, somewhere. Wheezing would suggest the lungs. Could be asthma exacer... Read More

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