A 20-year-old female asked:
I have dark yellow bloody phlegm, no fever, chills, sore all over and no sore throat. i had negative flu and strep tests. what could it be?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Bacterial/viral: You need a chest xray, medical examination and aggressive antibiotic therapy: bloody, colored phlegm is always worrisome-please see a physician-ASAP.
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