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Neenah, WI
A 44-year-old female asked:

Cough with dark phlegm?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Cough: Dark phlegm: This sounds like bronchitis or a cold or pneumonia. Sometimes when we cough a lot of violently we break small blood vessels and blood can get on or into the mucous. As long as you are not freely bleeding this is considered routine and normal.

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Last updated Dec 29, 2019

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