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Coughing Up White Phlegm In The Morning
Scratchy throat in morning some coughing. Coughed up caramel colored mucus this morning. I Smoke sometimes. ?
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
Wake up and cough up light brownish phlegm, after that normal green. have a stuffy nose. why the brownish color in the morning?
Acid reflux? I've had it before. Waking up with a very sore throat early each morning and coughing up greeny brown phlegm comes up in hard lumps
Have been bringing up lots of phlegm from cold not coughing up just coming up naturally for a week streaks of blood in it can bringing up phlegm all the time cause this?
Cough mucus: hello~ you are 60y.did you smoke at any stage of your life (probably) and have you been coughing for > 2years (probably), this means that you have chronic bronchitis and thats why. If answer is no to both, then you might have allergies with chronic postnasal drip. You might consider seeing the doc and possibly getting a surveillance chest xray. thx ...Read more
Almost every morning especially when winter starts I cough up yellow mucus in the morning. I often catch colds. I cough only in the mornings.
I took a shower and in the shower started coughing up a clear mucus, with brown/grey specks. In mornings thick green mucus comes out my nose too.
See a Dr for exam: If this is a known seasonal allergy, either use your usual OTC treatment or see the Dr. That will help tell if there is anything else involved. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more
Coughing up small green mucus balls either in early morning or late night. Mucus is mostly clear but I get chest tightness and wheezing. Asthma?
Reactive airways: meaning: your lower airways are reacting by tightening up, which could be asthma, or a reaction to an upper airways inflammation, as sinusitis, either way, you need to see your doctor for evaluation and prescription medications as bronchodilators and probably antibiotics, best wishes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Possibilities...: Possible etiologies of this cough includes gerd, post-nasal drip. Bronchospasm from any cause can also contribute. If you are smoking, smoking cessation to decrease airway inflammation is needed. See your doctor so this cough can be diagnosed and the proper treatment rendered. ...Read more
Allergies? Reflux?: A person who has a cough producing mucus (phlegm) should see a doctor. The doctor can evaluate to see if there are allergies, sinusitis, stomach reflux, asthma, bronchitis, or perhaps another problem in the chest. Problems can be more serious if the person is a smoker or has other health problems. Smoking is a major risk factor for several lung diseases, including cancer. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. Vigorous coughing can break small blood vessels and cause those symptoms. However, coughing up blood should always be evaluated by an MD. ...Read more
Light brown specks in phlegm, in the morning. Clears up during the day.No cough, no chest pain, no fever.Frequently congested noise. Diagnosed with lpr?
Post nasal drip: 60 yo male with coughing up clear mucus in the morning only. mucus pooling in the back of the throat leading to coughing can occur in the morning because of the hours laying down and post-nasal drainage. Post-nasal drainage can be caused by allergies or infections. If ongoing long-term symptoms, get tested for allergies ...Read more
Lousy all day. Weak. Also blood in mucus in morning when i wake up. Green mucus also when i wake up. Bad smell lingers in nose. Headaches occasionally?
Sinus infection?: It sounds like you may be suffering from a sinus infection. Make sure to check with your doctor about this. You may need antibiotics, depending on how long you've been suffering. You can try rinsing your sinuses using a neti pot (buy from the pharmacy) with sterile water and salt packets, to see if this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could gastritis and acid reflux be the cause of slightly discolored mucus in the mornings? Thick mucus in the back of my throat when i wake up.
No: Coming from airway and if clears easily don't worry about it. ...Read more
V.little blood stain mucus when clearing throat ONLY in the morning. Have cold and cough for 10 days now.
Well: Any type of abnormal bleeding can be from a serious cause. Consult primary care doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment or ear nose and throat Doctor ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
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