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Coughing Up Flem In The Morning
My girl friend is a non smoker and is coughing up clear flem with black spots every morning. She frequently has sharp chest pains.?
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
Morning Phlegm: Think of gravity as your friend during the daytime when all the phlegm drains down but when you lay down at night, gravity is not your friend and those sinuses fill up with fluid. Then you wake up and gravity pulls everything down the back of your throat. ...Read more
Possibilities...: It sounds like you may have chronic bronchitis, a form of copd. Other possible diagnoses include bronchospasm from some other cause, gerd, sinus problems or a combination of factors. Smoking cessation is imperative to decrease airway inflammation. See your doctor for diagnosis since each of these has a different treatment. Your doctor can also help with smoking cessation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This morning i coughed up a big chunky ball of phlegm filled with blood...i dont even have a cough at the moment and this isnt the first time??
I sneezed this morning and brought up a lot of phlegm which contained blood. should I get this checked. I don't have a cough or any other symtoms ?
When I wake up in the morning I cough up phlegm, but every so often there will be small bright green balls in it. Is there something wrong with me?
Yes, usually: That is not unusual. Sometimes, coughs from colds can take several days to go away or get better. Obviously, if it gets much worse, or you start coughing up blood, would go see a doc right away. Hope you feel better! ...Read more
After waking up every morning i spit out phlegm. this is not involuntary or with a cough, i just do it. is it normal to have phlegm every morning?
Normal: It is normal to have phlegm in the morning. Often, it is related to reflux that occurs at night. Try to avoid eating meals late at night, or eating right before you go to bed. Avoid foods that increase reflux risk, and if the symptoms persist you can try trials of acid reducing medication. If they worsen, see and ENT for evaluation. ...Read more
Had a cough and cold for 3weeks but notice about a week ago I had a tiny bit of blood in my phlegm and then again this morning, scared it's lung cance?
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