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Chest Pain And Phlegm
My husband has colds & cough.Took antihistamine (mucobron forte)3x day which made it better now when he coughs, having sharp chest pain & green phlegm?
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
Hi I have Graves' disease with various problems .. Eye disease also nd my sinuses are a real problem but I have chest pain green phlegm nd nausea ???
Chst infctin for 1 mnth. Had steroids 3x antibiotics. Now doxycycline (helping)- 2 tabs left. Still sob, chest pain and white phlegm. What now?
continue as planned: First finish all your meds. Having clear or white phlegm is a positive sign. It may take some time for the shortness of breath to get better. As long as you're improving every day you will eventually feel better. ...Read more
Lung infection: The symptoms you describe suggest a combination of infection with airway irritation. Productive cough with discolored phlegm especially when associated with fever is suggestive of lung infection requiring prompt treatment with appropriate antibiotic therapy. The cough can be due to airway inflammation treated with stepwise asthma treatment. A chest xray and medical evaluation/prompt treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After 3 days of no nicotine i get chest pain, especially on movement and also phlegm cough in the morning. Is it a normal reaction?
Probably: Soon after stopping smoking, some people have an increased cough related to the lungs starting to mobilize more tar and phlegm. Chest pain is likely musculoskeletal in origin, possibly from coughing so much. Not likely anything serious at your age, but you could also be coming down with a cold or bronchitis. Drink plenty of water and take otc guaifenesin. Stick with stopping smoking. Good for you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cold worse after 10 days. Symptoms: phlegm, shorter breath, chest pain, eyelids sealed by mucus at night. Is it more than a cold? What do I do next?
No cough or chest pain but two little blood spots in first phlegm of the morning. Daily but moderate smoker, but went overboard during the weekend. ?
Blood: i think with your history I would see a physician and get it checked out ...Read more
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