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Bronchitis?: Brown phlegm can be from dead tissue the body is eliminating as it fights infection (viral or bacterial) or can be old blood from inflamed airways or nasal bleeding that has drained down the back of throat. Could also be from pneumonia or even pulmonary TB. If no other symptoms & person is otherwise healthy nonsmoker, it's likely viral infection. See a physician if worried or worsening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Dr. Ive been having a dry cough fo 3 months...lately I just feel amd itch in my chest when i breath...and end up expelling a clear phlem what is it?
Cough up hard jelly clear phlem like a bb bullet when i cough it just comes flying out.its thicker than normal phlem and its not a tonsil stone?
I wake up feeling like throat is closed i start coughing for no reason i feel like i can't breath after a few coughs i cough up clear phlem?
Cough : Respiratory symptoms that occur at night or in the morning are commonly seen with allergies and asthma. Post nasal drip into the throat can lead to coughing and even shortness of breath. To identify the trigger, an allergist can perform tests and find a specific treatment to give relief. ...Read more
Mom has symptoms of addisons buy tests came back negative for that and hashimoto. She is throwing up clear phlem with small green specks. Any ideas ?
Bronchitis?: Hi, sounds like a chest cold or infection rather than Addison or Hashimoto's. ...Read more
Persistant cough since november cough comes from the lower part of throat i can feel. Theres clear phlem also recently have lump on left tonsil only.
I have had a chronic cough with hard time breathing and clear phlem and wheezing when laying down and then crackiling in throat as well. What is it?
Depends: Generally, a chronic cough is defined as one lasting more than 8 weeks. The most common causes include post nasal drainage, reflux, and asthma. Depending on the cause, the treatment is different. For example for asthma, inhaled corticosteroids are the mainstay. It's best to see your doctor for testing to determine cause. Your smoking status is also important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I cough 1/2 times per day for the last 6week,wake up with clear phlem on throat,some sneezing,waiting chestxray result,pain in right lung come and go?
Productive cough is a symptom in which a person feels there is mucus coming up from his chest when he coughs. Sometimes, a person mistakenly believes the mucus is coming from the chest when it is actually dripping down from the nose and throat. True mucus or phlegm (infected mucousy material) can be ...Read more
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