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A female asked:

ive been sick with a head cold. today i coughed up hard balls of phlegm. seems to come from my sinus cavity. maybe a inch in diameter. greenish color.

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Dr. Zachary Veres
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Uri: better get an antibiotic to fix this problem.. mucinex (guaifenesin) otc will help the congestion and mucus as well. hope this helps
Dr. Vakas Sial
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Sinusitis: You may have a bacterial sinusitis which may require antibiotics. Other causes of sinusitis include viruses and allergies. You should see a physician.

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Last updated May 9, 2015

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