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Coughing Up Brown Flecked Masses Or Mucus Plugs
It feels like I have a plug of mucus in my lungs and it won't cough up, and is causing hoarseness?
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
Every day, once a day, for about 7-8 months I have to cough or hack up a thick mucus plug. Otherwise it obstructs airway. Should I see a doctor?
Direahha, chills, severe congestion, no productive cough, chest wheezing, mucus yellow, green & blood tinted when does come up, ears plugged help!
Scratchy/sore throat, mostly dry cough, loss of voice, temp of 99.5 for two days, no mucus activity, slightly plugged ears. Is this a common cold?
My husband is loaded with hard masses in his abdomen, chest and groin. He has lost 12 lbs, is exhausted and has chronic cough. But the doctor says nothing is wrong.What could be the problem with him?
Doc is wrong: Either push his doc to do something or go see another doc. Your husband needs a full work up including full blood work (a blood count and complete chemistry panel). He also needs ct scans of chest, abomen, pelvis. A biopsy of one of the masses needs to be done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For the past year and a half I have been coughing up green mucus plugs, usually with blood in them, on and off. What could be the cause?
Cause: I must admit I do not have a ready answer. That said you have two choices: 1: Have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. 2: Contact your primary doctor while she/he is still at work. Please let me know what develops - hope all goes OK. ...Read more
Earlier on I coughed up something which wasn't mucus or a mucus plug it had blood in.i picked it up and it streached what should I do?
Asthma, I get mucus plugs every 2 or 3 mo. If I have cold, can be a few times a week. What can I do? Can I injure my trachea from coughing/vomiting?
Frequency symptoms: If you have weekly symptoms, try a controller medication to prevent your symptoms. Rescue inhalers are used for infrequent acute symptoms. All the best. ...Read more
Plugged sinuses, blowing clear mucus.coughing up green mucus for 4 days. filled Azithromycin,not started. Green poop normal?!
Probably.: If you are taking over the counter cough and cold medicines, stop. They don't work and may change stool color, which is no big deal, but other side effects of these meds may make you feel crummier than if you did not take them! See http://tinyurl.com/osmaxzo and save your money! After 5 days of colored mucus with no decrease in color, go ahead and try the antibiotic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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