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Coughing Up Yellow Phlegm 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
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
I was coughing up dark yellow phlegm this morning I been having chest congestion few days im 22 and don't smoke what could it be most likely?
Acute bronchitis : A 3 day history of cough which is productive of discolored sputum, along with chest congestion, is likely to be an acute bronchitis. It may have started with an acute upper respiratory process with post-nasal drip, later extending to the lower airway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden cough starting w/tickle in morning; fever of 38℃ and painful chest. Now cough much deeper + more pain and bringing up dark yellow phlegm. Dr?
I have a cough .. Its been more than a month. My xray was clear. The doctor told that I have an allergic cough.. But I'm worried because I have phlegm.. Yellow in the morning and became white-whitish in the afternoon.. Every time I woke up n the morning,
Some mornings I wake up and hack up some yellow/brown phlegm. Its usually when I first wake up. I don't have a cough or feel sick. Is this normal?
Maybe postnasal drip: Mild nasal allergies can cause some muscus dripping in back of throat/mouth and collects there during sleep and can turn a bit brown in the am. During day, little mucus/drip is pulled down by gravity, but when sleeping mucus tends to stay in back of throat and thus productive coughing/coughing in the early am. If worsens, call doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more
Dear sir! I relize that I get lung inflammation and I wana know how severe is? and cough up yellow plegm in the morning and sometimes bloody plegm.
I have a constant dry cough that I can't control like tics and In the morning I get this thick sticky light yellow phlem that I cough up. What is this?
I have a really bad cough, every morning I cough up a bunch of yellow/green flem, my chest hurts, and my throat hurts. No fever. What could this be?
URI: Hello, Your symptoms could be due to a variety of causes. Much depends on the details you can provide such as duration, severity, aggravating/alleviating factors. Your symptoms could be due to a cold, sinus infection, allergy, acid reflux, tonsillitis, etc. If your symptoms persist beyond 5-7 days, see your doctor so they can prescribe appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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