U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 29-year-old male asked:

Does congestive heart failure produce brown mucus in lungs or chest?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Govind Sharma
A Verified Doctoranswered
61 years experience
Brown mucus: The brown colored mucus could be attributed to blood being mixed with phlegm.A small blood vessel could be broken in the lung tissue due to excessive pressoure.
Last updated May 3, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.