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I Have Mucus In My Chest And When I Tap My Back And Cough I Spit Up Brown Mucus
Bronchitis: You either have bronchitis or pneumonia, which is a radiologic diagnosis. Either way you have a bacterial bronchial infection, and with brown sputum, my recommendation would be definitely to treat with a prescription antibiotic. Some physicians may prefer to due a sputum culture prior to initiation of therapy. You need to see a physician, and of course consider smoking cessation if you do. ...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
Cough in chidren sma: Small children unfortunately can not cough up the mucus and the just swallow it, which is ok, as it does not cause any ill effects.Cough in small children should not be suppressed, but if there is coexisting bronchospasm or pneumonia it should be appropritely treated.There is no need for cough medicines in this age group as it does not help much and can be harmful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluids: Add nebulize saline.Get a more detailed answer ›
My 5 month old has cough and chest congestion and spits up mucus she's had this for 4 days should I take her in to dr?
I have been coughing, chest congestion,and spitting up mucus for 2 weeks no other symptoms can allergies be the cause ,I have thm evry year but difrnt?
See doctor: If you have had similar symptoms at about the same months every year, then allergy is a likely trigger for your symptoms. Talk to your doctor or an allergist. ...Read more
My chest and back hurts when I cough due to chest congestion . Does this warrant a chest X-ray to rule out pneumonia . Dark green mucus.?
I have red bumps on the back of my tongue with some slight white bumps. I have had a sore throat with cough for about 2 weeks. Yesterday i noticed when i cleared my throat for some phlegm that I have been spitting up from chest congestion and noticed a l
Salt Water: Sounds like you have mild inflammation of normal structures in the mouth and throat. Any fever present? Anything lasting more than 7-10 days needs to be checked by a professional health care provider. In the mean time try gargling with a 1/2 tsp of salt in a cup of warm water for 5 minutes/ several times in a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got a cough, chest congestion and lost my voice. Took penicillin and mucinex. My voice is back & cough calmed down but still have mucous in my chest?
Post nasal drip?: Your persistent mucous may be due to post-infection inflammation in your airways (the war is over, but the battlefield is still scarred) or postnasal drip. Try using a Netipot and Humidifier by your bed - change water daily. Keep your head of bed elevated. Seek medical attention if persists > 2wks or asap if worsens. ...Read more
I have been spitting up brown mucus having trouble breathing chest hurts when cough sweating severe headache?
I've heard that you should spit the mucous you have during chest congestion in the common cold. But I accidentally swallowed it!! What should I do?
Nothing to do: It's unpleasant, but nothing will happen.Get a more detailed answer ›
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