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I have been having bad chest pain and coughing up mucus that taste awful and sometimes taste like blood. ?

I have been having bad chest pain and coughing up mucus that taste awful and sometimes  taste like  blood. ?

Mgt/workup: It is common to have chest pain especially when breathing in, during an episode of bronchitis. If the mucus has any visible blood, please see your physician. This can happen as a result of inflammation. If you have any problems breathing, or at risk for a heart attack, then you should go to the ED. A virtual appt can be booked to follow up. ...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


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I am having chest pain and coughing up mucus and runny nose I don't know if I should go in?

I am having chest pain and coughing up mucus and runny nose I don't know if I should go in?

Acute bronchitis: The most likely diagnosis is acute viral bronchitis but a visit to your family doctor (not an emergency room) is reasonable. ...Read more

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I am still having bad chest pain, coughING up mucus and now but body hurts terribly, I have a fever of 101 and I'm very weak. ?

I am still having bad chest pain, coughING up mucus and now but body hurts terribly, I have a fever of 101 and I'm very weak. ?

ACUTE BRONCHITIS: your symptoms are consistent with acute bronchitis . Seek help asap you need to be examined have labs and CXR checked to rule out pneumonia. You will probably need antibiotics inhalers and cough syrup . Please get evaluated promptly! ...Read more

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Sick for two weeks, really sore throat and coughing up mucus. dad looked at throat and said was red. have chest pain. mom thinks doctor visit is a no.

Sick for two weeks, really sore throat and coughing up mucus. dad looked at throat and said was red. have chest pain. mom thinks doctor visit is a no.

Disagree: Minor but annoying throat infections will often self heal in about a week. Any illness that lasts longer than that - especially if not showing any signs of improvement - should be seen by an MD to determine the cause and possible treatment that might help. In teens with prolonged throat infection I often evaluate them for Mono. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/infectious-mononucleosis-topic-overview ...Read more

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For the past 3-4 weeks I've been coughing up alot if mucus, and lately when I cough I've been having chest pain along with this, what could be causing?

For the past 3-4 weeks I've been coughing up alot if mucus, and lately when I cough I've been having chest pain along with this, what could be causing?

May be pneumonia: Chest pain when coughing is one sign of pneumonia--especially if accompanied by a fever. I recommend you see a physician for eval and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more