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?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Victor Nwanguma answered
19 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, see doctor: It will be better to go see a doctor.
Answered on Dec 15, 2015
Dr. Frank Mayo answered
47 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
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.
Answered on Dec 14, 2015
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