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Can't Stop Coughing Up Phlegm
Smoker I've been coughing up phlegm tinged with blood at times I had a CT scan it states that their is cystic changes and a parenchymal density lung
Parenchymal density: is a very nonspecific term, unfortunately. It could mean anything from scar to mass to pneumonia to collapse of a small lung segment. Without the images to review, it is difficult to determine. Likewise, there are both acute and chronic causes of cystic changes. The nonspecific report verbiage needs to be interpreted in conjunction with the images themselves and your clinical picture. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Phlegm is the thick, sticky mucus secreted by the surface of the respiratory tract during a cold or other respiratory infection. The respiratory tract includes the nose and sinuses, throat, voice box, bronchi, and lungs. Phlegm is mucus that may contain bacteria, viruses, respiratory surface cells, and inflammatory cells. Normal mucus is not phlegm, but a protective layer secreted ...Read more
I'm going on a date later and i want to temporarily relieve the coughing up phlegm and the dry cough that comes from the common cold. Suggestions?
Had a cold over a week ago symptoms subsided still some conjestion in chest coughing up phlegm clear, ,cough 4 perhour when to worry about a cough.
Generally normal: It may take a few weeks for the cilia (lung hair cells) and edema (swelling) to subside. Over the counter cough suppressants may help. Increase water intake. If cough persists more than a few weeks or mucus becomes discolored it's time to see your physician. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have had a cough for the past two weeks. I have been coughing up phlegm that is slightly yellow, but it has a mild smell to it. Is this normal?
I was diagnosed with strep. I'm on the antibiotics, have been for 3 days, but now I'm coughing up phlegm. The new cough is painful. Still Strep?
If I'm not coughing up phlegm yet, but am coughing a lot and can smell foul phlegm in my lungs when I cough, should I take an antibiotic?
I had bronchitis and was coughing up phlegm in small amounts. Recently, the volume has doubled and it is now coating my throat and mouth when I cough.
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