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A 27-year-old female asked:

My throat hurts and ears. i have phlegm and when i coughed little blood was in it. is this serious? happened inthe morning also yellow mucus in nose.

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 27 years experience
See below: Yellow or green mucous is not concerning. If there was only a bit of blood streaking, the source was probably a slight bleed in the nose mucosa. If it continues, get seen, otherwise, using otc meds can help.
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