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Why is there hair in my phlegm

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
A Verified Doctoranswered
40 years experience
Acid reflux: often thats a sign of silent acid relax or less commonly cough asthma. You should see an net to look down your throat to see if there are signs of aci... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Have it examined: See your family doctor or an ENT specialist and have the throat examined.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fredric Pullen
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 63 years experience
Viral bronchitis: I'm really sorry that you are having this difficulty. At the age of 70 with a severe cough and a lot of phlegm it is best that you see it physician. I... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chastain
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
Antibiotic: Good for you for waiting out what may have started as a viral upper respiratory infection, but your symptoms are lasting longer than a typical viral s... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 74 years experience
Green Tea, Massage: Many conditions are possible here. Try massage/heat to back of neck. Pulsed irrigation to clear the nose helps. Clear.ease is a combination of Papain ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Common: It is common after nasal/facial trauma to have bloody discharge for a week or two. If it worsens or dies not resolve with time, see your regular doct... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Go see your doctor: Most colds are viral in nature. In other words, they won't respond to antibiotics. However, shortness of breath shouldn't be ignored. While this may b... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Nasal saline: Monitor for fever, chills and increasing cough. For your sinus pressure, nasal saline rinses are advised and may relieve your headache.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
COVID 19: COVID 19 Sx's may include fever, cough, feeling tired, shortness of breath, muscle aches, headache, sore throat, chills, chest pain, nasal congestion,... Read More