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My Chest Hurts When I Cough And Im Having Lots Of Flem Come Up What's The Problem
Pleuritic chest pain: Sounds like you have pleuritic chest pain from repeated coughing. The fact that you have a lot of phlegm indicates that you have airway infection, possibly by some bacteria, like bronchitis or possibly pneumonia. If you are a smoker, it may be contributing to your symptoms. Drink lots of fluids, rest and try otc pain and cough medicine. If your symptoms are severe, please see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Chest hurts when i cough. Coughing up a lot of flem. Feels like needles in my lungs when i cough. Feels like bronchitis.?
I have shortness of breath, and the constant feeling of phlegm in the back of my throat causing me to cough a lot. Now my upper chest hurts like someone is sitting on it, and I have a headache. Yesterday I took claratin-D and ibuprofin.
Exam: Please call your physician for an examination and evaluation ...Read more
Do i need anti-biotics? I have just had a cold/flu and I am left with a chesty cough, my chest hurts and when i cough I do bring up while flem
Cough for 5 weeks with phlegm. No fever. Achy and get chills. Itchy throat and ears. Chest hurts. What could this be?
See doctor: It is time for you to consult a doctor. ...Read more
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
After 3 days of no nicotine i get chest pain, especially on movement and also phlegm cough in the morning. Is it a normal reaction?
Probably: Soon after stopping smoking, some people have an increased cough related to the lungs starting to mobilize more tar and phlegm. Chest pain is likely musculoskeletal in origin, possibly from coughing so much. Not likely anything serious at your age, but you could also be coming down with a cold or bronchitis. Drink plenty of water and take otc guaifenesin. Stick with stopping smoking. Good for you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No cough or chest pain but two little blood spots in first phlegm of the morning. Daily but moderate smoker, but went overboard during the weekend. ?
Blood: i think with your history I would see a physician and get it checked out ...Read more
Symptoms: You have a symptom complex worthy of you seeing a dr. And being evaluated. Only blind speculation could be presented from here. ...Read more
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