Top
20
Doctor insights on: Black In My Mucus

Share
1

1
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?

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?

Mgt: I would recommend saving a sample and showing your PCP. If you smoke, please try to quit. Other possible causes include small amounts of bleeding. The source can vary and may include gastric and upper airway sources. ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

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


2

2
I have brown particles in my vaporizer/humidifier?

I have brown particles in my vaporizer/humidifier?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Black specs in my urine and hurts to wipe.

Black specs in my urine and hurts to wipe.

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

5

5
What are the chunks in my mucus i spit up?

What are the chunks in my mucus i spit up?

"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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
I have maroon colored thick mucus mixed in my stool. What would cause that?

I have maroon colored thick mucus mixed in my stool. What would cause that?

Worth getting checkd: Passing blood and mucus in your stools could be a sign of either infection or inflammatory bowel disease. You should see a doctor, especially if you are having any fever or abdominal pain. ...Read more

8

8
Causes of yellow sputum in morning sometime little black particles in it?

Causes of yellow sputum in morning sometime little black particles in it?

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

9

9
Have pains across my middle back and some chest pain, Coughing up clear to a dirty grey/brown mucus with dark particals in it..?

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

10

10
Are grey streaks in nasal discharge dust particles? At times when I blow my nose I notice grey streaks in the mucus.

Are grey streaks in nasal discharge dust particles? At times when I blow my nose I notice grey streaks in the mucus.

Grey mucous: In order to respond to this would need to have a specimen and examine it both macro and microscopically. See an ENT doctor. Good luck, and best wishes. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
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?

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

12

12
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.

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

13

13
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?

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

14

14
Red stringy mucus in stool, pain in stomach-(had increased significantly during the summer), greenish stool colour, last year noticed blood in stool.

Red stringy mucus in stool, pain in stomach-(had increased significantly during the summer), greenish stool colour, last year noticed blood in stool.

Testing: Time for your doctor to see you. You need blood and stool testing to determine if this is infection or chronic inflammatory disease. You may also need a colonoscopy ...Read more

15

15
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

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

16

16
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.

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

17

17
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?

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

19

19
Why am i coughing up perfectly round balls of mucus with black spots all in it?

Black spots: The black spots could be small flecks of dried blood, inhaled particles, or fungus. Recommend having mucous ball cultured and examined under the microscope. ...Read more

20

20
I have black stool and pain in my stomach?

I have black stool and pain in my stomach?

Black stool: Are you taking iron/ peptobismol/ bismuth? All can cause black stool ,as can blood in stool. Blood in stool is very serious and an emergency, can b a bleeding ulcer.. F/U immediately with ER. ...Read more