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Green Lung Mucus
My symptoms started Friday night 4 days ago as a painful sore tonsils. The next day it went straight to my lungs. Green/mucus phlegm coughing up?
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
Have thick green mucus lung discharge, probably from chronic sinusitis and had the flu. Will it help if i "smoke" hookah ? It's has steam with flavor
No: The hookah has respiratory irritants.Get a more detailed answer ›
Coughing up mucus from lungs. Its yellowish green and it tastes horrible. Does that mean it's bacterial or viral?
I am bringing up green mucus, no illness or fever, but it tastes like infection. Can you have lung infection without being sick etc.I do have COPD.
Green mucus : it's possible to have an infection but not be very sick from it. You would need a basic evaluation with an exam and probably some tests. ...Read more
This wicked virus is causing green mucus now in my nose along with my lungs. Why is my heart rate in the 80-90s and O2 in the low 90s? Thanks!
Cough/throat irritation (NO sore throat or any other symptoms), sometimes green mucus comes out, Dr said lungs clear. Over 3 weeks duration. What is?
Dr. can check throat: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or other virus (antibiotics usually not used), allergies or irritants, sinusitis, stomach reflux when asleep, etc... Usually, a person sees the doctor if the throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep and review the story to see if sinusitis or reflux might be a cause). ...Read more
Bronchitis with green phlegm from chest & green snot for 2 weeks. Dark brown mucus in the mornings. How long is it normal for the mucus to stay dark?
See your doctor : Depending on how long this has been going on will help to determine whether this infection that you have is viral or bacterial. The answer will help to determine whether you will need and benefit from an antibiotic. The fact that the mucus is discolored does not mean that it is bacterial. That decision is based on a variety of factors including how long your symptoms have been going on. ...Read more
I have experienced chest congestion for est 6 weeks now, have taken mucinex dm mucus is green in color..pls advise?
See doctor: You should see a doctor, get an exam, likely need a chest X-ray and your doctor may consider antibiotics as 6 weeks is a long time. But start by seeing your doctor. ...Read more
Hi past couple of days I've had a cold and i had clear jelly like mucus now its yellowy green and my chest is very tight? Do i need to see a doc?
My chest hurts I have a cough with green mucus and am super tired I also am diabetic and this cough ghing has been going on for three weeks help!?!
PNEUMONIA SIGNS: These are pneumonia signs: fatigue, cough with phlegm, and chest pain (especially with breathing=called pleuritic pain). Its is time to get seen, get a chest xray and start treatment right away! having diabetes makes you immunocompromised and more susceptible to pneumonia (a Pneumovax shot is recommended for all diabetics) hope you get well soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have left rib pain coughing up lt. To dk. Green mucus had chest conjestion now its gone feel ok besides this was conjested now thats gone just this?
7weeks old is very congested with green mucus and has a slight cough her chest does rattle and sound raspy I do saline and suction always comes back?
Hello Doctor. For about 4 weeks I've been coughing a lot with a tickle in my chest. When mucus it's either white/very light green or clear and bubbly.
Exam needed: Your symptoms may be due to a lower respiratory tract infection,which could include bronchitis, pneumonia or bronchiectasis, and in view of the month long duration, I recommend that a physician examine you for diagnosis and treatment. Appropriate tests, which will most likely include a chest xray, will be ordered. ...Read more
I have a saw saw chest when i cough and a stuffy nose with green thick mucus how can I relive these symptoms please?
Thick mucus: See a doctor. You may have to be treated for a sinus infection. ...Read more
Day 5 of fever, coughing thick green mucus, hurts to cough (chest & ribs). Feel terrible with aches. Can't see my Dr. Will this heal itself?
Chst pain undr lower armpit & s/o chest for 3+weeks, now deep pressure w/o cough but a few sddn urges to cough up smthng, it's drk green mucus, cncrn?
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more