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Coughing Up Blood In Mucus Flu
I have a bad flu and cold for a week, and now I had a cough. It was horrible because after 5 days of coughing I found blood in the mucus 3 days, ?
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
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
I'm just recovered from severed flu. Now im still cough but not severe as before but im noticing there's few blood mixed with the mucus/sputum. :- (?
Getting over the flu and I have coughed so much that my throat is raw when I cough. I spit up mucus and it has blood in it. What should I do?
Found a bit of blood in my mucus, is this normal? I've had a cold or flu for about 5 days now. Symptoms include sore throat, dry cough, minor fever.
Mgt/workup: Sometimes during a viral illness there can be bleeding from small vessels which lining the nose, throat and airways. The blood may be from the uppper airway rather than the lungs. If it continues or increases, please have a medical evaluation and TB testing. Nasal saline, gentle nasal rinse and throat lozenges may alleviate the symptoms. ...Read more
Sore throat. Spit mucus with blood in the morning, only pain is swallow saliva&sneeze. Had fever of 38%bac ytd but not tdy. No cough or flu. Wad is it?
Respiratory virus: This is likely a upper respiratory viral infection in evolution. Sore throat (pharyngitis) with fever, followed by cough and other flu like symptoms. Best treatment is rest, plenty of fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for aches and fever. A decongestant and cough suppressant may be helpful when these symptoms arise. Throat lozenges can help with the sore throat. If no better in 3-5 days, see md. ...Read more
Saline, M.D. visit: Sometimes there is local irritation and swelling during a cold. Gently wiping the nose and using saline mist for infants may alleviate the symptoms. Your son's symptoms can be related to a sinus infection or foreign object lodged in the nasal passage. A follow up visit is suggested. ...Read more
Hi. My mum has had flu for about 2weeks. She has a bitter taste in her mouth and has white patches on her tongue. She has also been coughing blood.
I've had a fever, sore throat, cough with green, blood tinged mucus for a few days. Also a mild pain at the bottom of my chest. Should I go to my dr?
Sever sore throat pain early morning was feeling something in throat no cough/fever/breath shortness. While gargling blood with mucus/phlegm only once?
Seek care: Could be strep and that should be treated. If it is strep and is not treated you would be at risk of getting rheumatic fever later. Just stop in for a rapid strep test a your doctors office. If negative it might be early and should be followed by a dna test or a culture for confirmation of the negative rapid test. Best. ...Read more
Had chills and sore throat, no cough, no fever. Coughed up brown skin slight blood tinge. Was not mucus. What could this be?
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more
I have minor headaches, sore throat, a slight fever, and I cough up this yellow/white thick mucus with spots of blood once every morning.
Virus: Viral upper respiratory infections usually start in the throat, spread to the nose and in some cases down to the windpipe and bronchial tubes. If symptoms last longer than 10 days or with fever, shaking chills, sweats or worsening cough, antibiotics and a check up for pneumonia are advisable. Until then a mild cough syrup and gargling with warm salt water is soothing. Tylenol (acetaminophen) for mild fever helps. ...Read more
I am getting over my cold. But I still have this bad cough. Hurts my lower back and side, coughing up. Blood, and mucus stuck in my chest. Earache too?
When do you need to see a doc? How much mucus (tsp) and color (s) are normal? How long is a cough suppose to last from flu/cold? Adult 45 fm
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I cough out mucus once or twice after nearly every meal. It started by recovering from flu but the situation has really persisted; for months now.?
Currently on day 5 of flu. No fever for 24 hours but cough persist with thick mucus. I have fibromyalgia also is the mucus normal.?
Common: Not normal, but common and innocent. Call your doctor if it persists. ...Read more
On day 4 of tami flu, saw improvement yesterday. Today lots of yellow and brown mucus with cough. Feeling bad...Is this pnuemonia?
10 days post flu, feel better but can't shake a cough. Slight mucus but clear. It's starting to get on my nerves, go to doctors or will this go away?
Cough in the morning bringing up a lot of mucus for 2 months. No pain. No flu like symptoms. I need to appease my mum to stop pestering me about it! ?
Many possibly causes:
There could be multiple causes for your chronic cough. Such as asthma, acid reflux, post nasal drip, or smoking. If you smoke you need to stop. Acid reflux is usually accompanied by a burning throat as well as coughing. Asthma is denoted by difficulty in breathing and coughing. Post nasal drip feels like there is fluid running down the back of your throat with coughing. Pls see your doc. ...Read more
I have developed a chronic cough with no other cold or flu type symptoms. Coughing up clear mucus it's been going on for 2 weeks now. Yes I am smoker.?
I suffered from flu it has been over 13 days still I get lots of cough and every now and then I ooze thick mucus. Doc say no medicines in viral help me?
Have flu. Dx.6th day. On zpack. Weak. Still. Cough. Sticky mucus gagging up. Should it get better soon.?? Oh yeah and I HAD flu shot! : (
Flu: Flu symptoms can take a week to 10 days to subside. Steam. Lots of fluids help, and of course bed rest most importantly. ...Read more
5 days ago I was exposed to someone that was recovering from flu. I'm experiencing cough, mucus, and congestion. Did I contract the virus?
Hi doctors, my baby is 1 month old, has flu or cold, the symptoms are, green mucus, wet cough high temp, please help thanks paul?
I had the flu a week ago. Fever is gone but my cough is constant, ton of mucus in chest. Doing nebs every 4 hrs. Bronchitis?
Hi Doctor, I have had a flu for the last 5 days. The first day I was shaking shaking. Now I have a dry cough with a lot of mucus?
Few days ago I got a severe flu follow by fever and nonstop cough (mucus). Now im recover from it but I fell slight pain in rib when take deep breath.
You'll be just fine.: You are experiencing pleuritic chest pain after your viral infection. You can have cough and some discomfort for up to 6 weeks after the infection. Some people benefit from an "asthma" inhaler. You should see your PCP if the discomfort prevents you from doing activities that are normal for you. ...Read more
Had flu (3 weeks ago) had tb (1yr ago), current X-ray shows clear. In the morning I wake up breathing hard, and I cough dry thick chunky green mucus, why?
Can you get a 48 hour flu or cold? I had a high fever, cough, chills, and gross mucus for 2 days but earlier today my fever broken and I've been feeling good all day. This is unusually fast. Is it going to relapse? Or can short bugs exist?
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Feel good about your Immune system.
You can maintain this recovery by having rest, drinking lot of water, taking Vitamin C and Anti-oxidants.
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Flu 2 weeks lost voice but coming back still feeling sick cough and mucus. I have a pinched nerve at same time neck very painful have meds.
Not sure: What you'd like to know. The background info is useful if we know what your concern or question is. Go ahead and try asking again! Feel better soon. ...Read more
In September I had a cough and sinus issues with gold mucus. Today my body feels flu-like, and I coughed up some red/tan chunks. 28/Female?
See doctor: It seems your symptoms have lingered on for a while so best to see doctor for exam ...Read more
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
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