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Cough Up Brown Mucus
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
No: May be blood in your mucous. Make appointment to see your Physician, and take in a sample of your brown fluids. ...Read more
When i woke up this morning I am coughing up brown mucus also when i blow my nose I have a cough my sinuses hurt and my throat hurt. Help?
Some possibilities: There can a medical problem such as post-nasal drip mucus from the nose and sinuses. In more worrisome cases, there is a throat problem or lung problem, such as infection or cancer. Infections can be tuberculosis, chronic bronchitis, etc... It may take visits to a primary care doctor, an ENT doctor, and possibly a lung specialist to figure out which medical problem is causing the mucus. ...Read more
Acute bronchitis: Is a viral disease characterized by prolonged, excessive coughing. The most common symptom of acute bronchitis is a cough with mucus. Acute bronchitis is a one-time condition that lasts for several weeks. Drink plenty of fluids and otc medication. However, pneumonia can have symptoms like acute bronchitis. Rec. See your pcp to rule out pneumonia. ...Read more
I had my tonsils and agnoids removed about 4 days ago and have been coughing up brown mucus quite often. Is this normal?
Tonsil out last week: Totally normal. Gargle with warm salt water and the throats will feel better as well. Keep drinking plenty of water and this will resolve. ...Read more
Fever, coughing up brown mucus, sore throat, swollen glands...Being goin on for a week. I've tried gargling and OTC meds is this worth a trip to dr?
I cough up a brown mucus with blood in every morning and i've had this for about 1 and half weeks but I do also smoke weed?
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