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Coughing Up Dark Green Mucous
Nasal cold w/ low fevers now in chest. Green mucous in cough, feeling of low O2 w/ breath.Dark pink and white nails.Bubbling deep in breath.Any ideas?
Bronchitis: An infection like Sinusitis, Bronchitis or Pneumonia could cause your symptoms. Please get evaluated by your doctor if you feel your oxygen is low. In fact this finding is grounds for getting checked at an Urgent Care/Emergency Room ...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've had a cold for about 5 days with as cough & mucus. In the morning the mucus is dark green & the cough is NT getting any better. Should I go in?
Cough + cold symptom: It would be difficult to determine what is causing this without being seen. Green mucus can occur in the morning naturally as a cold is resolving and does not necessarily mean there is an infection. If you have a fever or the symptoms last longer then 10 days then you should see your doctor. You can try saline nasal spray and mucinex to loosen the secretions if there is no fever. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My chest and back hurts when i cough due to chest congestion . Does this warrant a chest X-ray to rule out pneumonia . Dark green mucus.?
Maybe: It warrants an evaluation by a physician as these symptoms are consistent with pneumonia but not specific to it. Whether a chest xray is needed depends on additional info, other symptoms, fever, physical exam findings etc. ...Read more
Check Environment : Most common cause of gray or black mucus is dirt and dust smoking marijuana can also cause black mucus or phlegm. Coal miners, can have black mucus. Exposure to beryllium may give black mucus chronic sinusitis and pneumonia associated with mucormycosis and aspergillosis infections ( fungal). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Depending on other factors not mentioned in you note like duration of symptoms, severity of symptoms, breathing difficulty, fevers, and other systemic signs, you may need to see you physician. If any breathing difficulty at all acutely, seek medical attention immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have histoplasmosis and have a barking cough coughing up green mucous and red tinted mucous.Had bronchoscopy 4 days ago?
Call doctor: Best to call your doctor who did the bronchoscopy four days ago. They need to be made aware that you're having green mucus, and blood tinged sputum. They will be able to better assist you in providing treatment plan, or follow-up to return to the office. You may need to be placed on medications. Plus this needs to be documented in your chart. ...Read more
Cough that produces green mucous. Coughing for much of the day basically every 2 full breaths.Been 4 days.Causes shortness of breathe and no fever
Evaluate: A productive cough with shortness of breath should be evaluated quickly. The symptoms are worrisome for pneumonia/bronchitis. Your parents should take you to the doctor as soon as possible ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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