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A 54-year-old female asked:

Have cough&runny/stuffy nose for 5 days.have a lot of mucus in nose & some phlegm in throat.spit out some yellow phlegm that has some blood.problem?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
The phlegn: you describe ..yellowish with blood is often a sign of BRONCHITIS, a superficial infection of the tubes which carry air into your lungs. A culture of the sputum and/or a chest x ray may be indicated. Consult your PCP! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z

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