A member asked:

I have had a dry non productive cough for about a week now but when i do cough up mucus its either clear or brown and has alot of brown flakes it it. ?

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Dr. Philip Miller answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

brown sputun is usually related to old blood in the lungs and flakes of brown most likely the same. I( suggest and examination and chest x-ray.

Answered Jul 18, 2018



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