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Black In My Mucus
I cough up black spects in my mucus which is clear every time I lil on my back I cough upmucus with black spects in it?
Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more
Contaminant: The water in the unit should always be clear and odorless, otherwise it should be considered contaminated. Clean the unit as directed in the User Manual and replace the water (distilled is best). If the problems persists, replacement of the unit should be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine specs: These could be fragments of urinary stones or fragments of old vaginal blood, but a urinalysis with microscopic examination would identify any urinary pathology. Urethral discomfort on wiping could signify some inflammation or infection. If symptoms persist, consult your physician or a urologist. ...Read more
"Chunks"?: Sounds like you mean "tonsil stones" or "tonsilar calculi" or "tonsilloliths." they're mostly just calcium, usually about the size of a grain of rice and they smell horrible if you mash 'em! they are not an infection. They appear in some people and not others because of differences in the structure of tonsils. Don't worry about them, just don't ever bite 'em - they taste awful! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My question is I'm concerned that I have stringy black looking worms and specs in my feces but the black string in my feces don't move at all?
Many possibilities: Post-nasal drip, gastrointestinal reflux, smoking creating brochitis, occupational exposure to pollutants, or living in an area where environmental pollutants are high. If you don't smoke, suggest you see a primary care doctor who may refer you, if necessary, to a pulmonary specialist. ...Read more
Have pains across my middle back and some chest pain, Coughing up clear to a dirty grey/brown mucus with dark particals in it..?
Your symptoms are: worrisome for a pulmonary issue. A physical exam, chest X-ray and blood work would be useful. See a health care provider as soon as possible for an evaluation. ...Read more
Are grey streaks in nasal discharge dust particles? At times when I blow my nose I notice grey streaks in the mucus.
I observe some small black things like black seeds in my stool today and my stool was light yellow with full of black seeds it was my first time?
Stool color: is highly variable and often depends on diet. Tiny black flecks in a yellow stool perhaps indicates that you may have eaten something spiced with turmeric or curry. The tiny seeds may be undigested nigella seeds or black sesame seeds. No cause for alarm. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I hit top of my head hard on metal last night and had a lot of bloody mucous this morning coming from my nose when I blew it very dark red in colour.
Are you sleepy: My first question did you loose consciousness . My second question ,did you hit your nose while hitting your head. Nose bleed is not associated with any neurological event. If you start feeling sleepy too much. Or you start having any vision problem. Or start having any bleeding from the ears. Is start having bad headache. Or start having memory problem. GO AND SEE A DOCTOR. ...Read more
Hi! i noticed lately that there are some blueish teal coloured streaks in my mucus when i blow my nose or spit (usually in the mornings when i get up?
Breathing in any: Colored dust or paint overspray? If you use a respirator at work, is it functioning properly? It could be something environmental that you breathe in all day and the nose, doing it's job, filters it out of the air. It accumulates in your nose until you blow it the next morning. ...Read more
Red stringy mucus in stool, pain in stomach-(had increased significantly during the summer), greenish stool colour, last year noticed blood in stool.
What is the black and white soft thing in the back of my throat in my tonsil? Its black and white, soft and moves like mucus
Not sure: I don't know of anything that is "black and white" tha twould be normal in the back of your throat. Are you sure your didn't chole on a zebra?! just kidding, but i really can't come up with anything normal that has those colors back there. ...Read more
I took a shower and in the shower started coughing up a clear mucus, with brown/grey specks. In mornings thick green mucus comes out my nose too.
See a Dr for exam: If this is a known seasonal allergy, either use your usual OTC treatment or see the Dr. That will help tell if there is anything else involved. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more
I had a dry burning sensation in the back of my throat, but now I have thick green and brown mucus in throat, still dry, bad taste, yellow tint tounge?
Run-of-the-Mill: Sounds like you have what i just got over. No biggie. You need more fluids and brush your teeth and tongue twice a day. You may develop other symptoms too, like a cough and headache but it should all blow over in a week or so. Over the counter cold and cough meds should help. If getting progressively worse, however, then you may want to see a doctor, especially if a high fever develops. ...Read more