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A 23-year-old male asked:

Symptoms started 8 days ago. sore throat, on/off. no fever. coughing up yellow-green phlegm esp. in the mornings. recently, blood in sputum. see doc?

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Dr. Frank Mayo
Pulmonary Critical Care 50 years experience
Viral process: Likely viral inflammation in the airway with some blood flecks. You should see a physician and have a x-ray . You may need cough rx, anti-inflammatory therapy and possible antibiotics. If blood in sputum persists a bronchoscopy and chest ct may be necessary.
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