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Green Mucus Plug
For the past year and a half I have been coughing up green mucus plugs, usually with blood in them, on and off. What could be the cause?
Cause: I must admit I do not have a ready answer. That said you have two choices: 1: Have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. 2: Contact your primary doctor while she/he is still at work. Please let me know what develops - hope all goes OK. ...Read more
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
Green mucus: Sinus drainage/mucus with headache but no fever could be from a viral upper respiratory infection or allergic sinusitis. The length of symptoms is most important; if only a few days, it is safe to increase fluid intake and try an over-the-counter sinus remedy. If symptoms last over 3 weeks or if a fever develops, a doctor should check. ...Read more
Plugged sinuses, blowing clear mucus.coughing up green mucus for 4 days. filled Azithromycin,not started. Green poop normal?!
Probably.: If you are taking over the counter cough and cold medicines, stop. They don't work and may change stool color, which is no big deal, but other side effects of these meds may make you feel crummier than if you did not take them! See http://tinyurl.com/osmaxzo and save your money! After 5 days of colored mucus with no decrease in color, go ahead and try the antibiotic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pregnant?: are you pregnant? if not then you most likely have an infection as there is no Mucous plug otherwise ...Read more
Possibility i've lost my mucus plug @14 weeks. Big sticky glob when i wiped. Was clear/ green tint, but im STD and infection free. What should I do?
Go see: Your ob/gyn, or the er.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possible: The cervical mucous is thick and sticky so it will try to stay in the cervix. However, as you dilate the mucous will inevitably begin to pass out of the vagina. You could notice large clumps of mucous but you may only see an increase in the amount of vaginal discharge as the mucous plug goes away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be: Could be other colors like light red brown , yellowish the main thing is the mucus is thick and may or may not come out at once could come out over a number of days, if the discharge is thin call your OB as it could be rupture of membranes or if u are not sure always call your OB like i instruct my pts to call me. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yellow or green drainage from the nose is a symptom in which the mucous coming out of the nose is thicker than clear mucous, and also is yellowish or greenish in color. This may mean that the runny nose is starting to dry up. However, if there is a lot of yellow or green drainage, there may be a nasal ...Read more
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