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Clear Flem In Lungs
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 more
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
If i have a very severe cough that takes like 10 minutes to clear phlegm that im pretty sure is from my lungs does that mean i could have bronchitis?
Hi 31 f with asthma. Had cold, now sob need to cough, can't always clear it. Lungs feel half full. Phlegm clear frothy pef is at 60%. What should I do ?
I started getting pain in my chest the other night in the cold air.When i go inside it goes away.My lungs are clear no cough no flem ect. Not a chest ?
May be asthma: Next time time breathing through your nose only when it is cold. ...Read more
Is spitting 1-2 times per day clear phlegm with brown spots a sign of the lungs functioning properly?
See a doctor: Brown spots in your phlegm doesn't sound like properly functioning lungs. I would see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
I have been sick with a cold for ten days, my lungs, head, back hurt from coughing for hard. Flem is light yellow or clear. What do I have?
My 3yo has had an onset of cough for 9 days.Some phlegm.Md says no redness &clear lungs.Seems to happen more at exact moment of eating, not limited to?
See below:: He could be still recovering from a viral upper respiratory illness-at his age he is unable to clear & coordinate his post nasal drip mucus moving in the back of his throat. Other possibilities if similar symptoms, yet continuing for many weeks/mos: vasomotor rhinitis-not caused by an infection or allergy. Exact cause is unknown. ...Read more
Chesty cough>6wk,X-ray show lung well expanded no collapse/consolidation.licency of lung marking within both upper lobes.is it serious?clear phlegm.
I have cough and it's been quite a while now. No fever and my chest xray says my lungs are clear. Phlegm's clear. What could this be?
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
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