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I Have A Thick String Like Mucus When I Cough
Recently had small strains that look like blood in my mucus when I cough. I have had this chronic cough for ages. Mucus is usually thick and yellowish?
Chronic cough: Most common causes for persistent cough include 1) gastric reflux 2) postnasal drip (sinus infection? Allergy?) 3) undiagnosed asthma or copd 4) medication side effect 5) vocal cord problem. We are able to successfully treat most cases of persistent cough by focusing on these possibilities. A few screening tests are also warranted (such as a chest xray) and so seeing your physician is important ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Congestion thick mucus chills stuffy nose cough feels like there is cold air in my lungs every time I breath. Been like this for 2 weeks is this bad?
Cold persistent : You cold has been persistent for 2 weeks and it involves breathing. I think you should see your family doctor of the one how prescribes the humilin for you if you can see them . I think you need a chest X-ray . If you are coughing colored secretions, you will need antibiotics. See the doctor on Monday or Tuesday. You will be feeling better by the first of the year. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more
I felt like something was stuck in my throat and i tried to bring it out by making myself burp but i brought up very thick very red mucus and no cough?
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?
Hi, i've had thick mucus and a deep cough for about a month now, tried everything, what could it be and is it safe to exercise?
See your doc : Many causes of a persistent cough- viral bronchitis, pneumonia, reactive airways/asthma, post nasal drip, sinusitis, acid reflux, etc. If the cough originates from the neck/throat and you have no fever or fatigue, then you may exercise. If this is a chest cough and/or associated with fever, chills, shortness of breath or fatigue, then you need to rest and to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more
I've had productive phlegm (thick, mucus y) for more than a month without a cough. Should I be concerned? Any possible causes?
Possibilities...: This may be due to chronic bronchitis, especially if you have smoked. An evaluation by your doctor is needed to find out if there are any associated symptoms and so proper testing can occur. Once you are properly diagnosed, treatment can begin. If you currently smoke, you need to stop. Your doctor can help with this as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic bronchitis..: This could be chronic bronchitis, a form of copd. It occurs mostly in smokers and is not due to infection. You would need to be seen by your doctor and have pulmonary function tests to diagnose this entity. There is no cure but there are treatments available. The most important step to slow disease progression is smoking cessation and your doctor can also help with this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quart of mucus a day: The respiratory and GI tract are lined with cells that secrete mucus. Mucus from the respiratory tract may be from the nose, sinuses or lungs. Since cough is designed to prevent mucus build up in the lower respiratory tract, consider the nose or sinuses as the source. An ENT or allergist could assist in this investigation. ...Read more
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