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Coughing Up Thick Mucus
Coughing up thick mucus with sore throat , if feels like my throat is closing and I have no fever chills or aches. What could this be?
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
When i try to sleep my heart starts racing and i awake with a chocking feeling i get up and drink hot water and start to cough up thick white mucus once I do I feel better only to wake 30 minutes to an hour later with the same problem what can I do a
I've been coughing and sneezing. 1st i was cough up clear thick mucus and now its yellow & thick. Chest, throat hurt. Cough is worst when laying down.
Daily, for 3 yrs, i cough up thick, sticky, mucus that looks like mold or fungus... It's constant always in the back of my throat. Chest X-ray normal?
I've been coughing up clear, thick mucus with brownish blackish specks for months now. Why is this happening? What is it?
Cough: "brownish blackish specks" may be due to tobacco use or environmental exposure. Since we don't know anything about your medical history, social history or environmental exposures, I recommend you consult your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I've been sick for about 4 days. Coughing up thick green mucus for the most part. This morning the phelm has turned black. I'm a non smoker.
Mgt: Please see your physician today. You will probably need antibiotics and a radiograph. ...Read more
Coughing up thick yellow mucus for the past month. What will the md do to diagnose me? Take blood or a sample of the mucus?
Had a cold a week ago but still coughing up clear thick mucus and having to clear my throat of it also is this allergies or remnants of the cold?
Post viral cough: This is still withing the normal limits of what we expect from a cold. If you already have allergies then it could be contributing to your symptoms but a new onset of allergy is unlikely in this scenario. ...Read more
I've had fever,aches,chills,&coughed up thick green mucus. It burns when I swallow at times. This has been happening for 3 days. Any ideas?
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