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Chest Pain Coughing Up Mucus
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. ?
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
23 yo female. Full body aches.chest pain. Coughing up mucus. Sore neck and headache. Progressively worse through day.
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
I've been coughing for over a week. It started out dry and now has turned into heaving, coughing up mucus, and severe chest pain. Should I see a doc?
I been coughing up mucus for over ten +yrs i get acid reflux and my feet and ankles sewell up i get fatigue and i some times have chest pain?
See lung doctor: You need further evaluation and treatment. If you ignore it, you will get worse. ...Read more
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
I have had a mucus cough for 3 weeks but started to get pain in the lower right side of my back and chest pain on the right side of my chest help?
Go to the Doctor: You are sick. You are so sick you are now in pain. Please sign off of the internet and call your family clinic to be seen today. ...Read more
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?
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more