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Coughing Up Green Phlegm In Morning
Wake up and cough up light brownish phlegm, after that normal green. have a stuffy nose. why the brownish color in the morning?
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
43,coughing>5wks in morning/night,after antibiotic phlegm change from green 2 clear but still thick&feel chest congested&tightnessOf breath.cough wors?
Woke up with slight sore throat. No fever or other symptoms. Sore throat for 1 day. Dry cough. Tight chest. This morning coughed up lime green phlegm.
Give it time: It sounds like you have an upper respiratory tract infection. Give it a few days. If you continue to worsen past 4 or 5 days of symptoms, then you may need an antibiotic. Of course, if you have any trouble breathing, you should get to the doc right away. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Stomach severely upset past 2 days, dry cough and coughed up like little chuncks of green flem this morning? What could it be? Im 19
I have a dry cough in the morning some green flem then dry cough during the day. My throat hurts a little and feels like something there infection?
I have the flu and cough up green phlem in the morning.Feels like its running down back of throat. Is this something to worry about. ?
Possibilities...: The flu is due to a viral infection and it will run it's course without treatment. But, signs of a possible bacterial infection that may need antibiotics include fever, sputum that was clear or white and is now green, breathing difficulties, worsening cough, etc. If you are having these symptoms, see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Had the flu 3 weeks ago, lasted just over a week and since then have had a cough. Just recently I have been coughing up green phlegm. Is that bad?
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I had green phlegm for about 3 weeks with a cough and phlegm is no longer green is it necessary to still seek medical attention?
Maybe not: If u r feeling better and less sick, no temperature u may have had a viral infection and ur body has won. If u continue 2 improve u may b ok. But any worsening of ur cough or u have a color change again b cn. That would b what i personally would do. 4 peace of mind u should c u r pcp? ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I'm a teenager Coughing for over a month now with green phlegm and also finished a bottle of cough syrup but to no avail?
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