A 27-year-old female asked:
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does the flu or cold cause dark yellow phlegm and chest congestion plus hoarseness, sore throat, and stuffy nose?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: It can cause these symptoms. If your cough worsens, please see your PCP. Flu may be associated with the development of pneumonia, but most cases resolve without treatment or any complications.
Answered on Nov 26, 2017
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