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Orange Dots In Phlegm
Spit: May be related to a bronchitis or persistent post nasal drip. Do you have any of those problems. Chronic smokers usually have moderate amount of sputum production. If you have fever with this and have not been feeling well, see your physician to have your lungs checked out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
What r possible reasons orange phlegm rising from my throat not via cough. Given my PD rx isn't source, nor is orange food/drink. Do have emphysema?
Otolaryngologist: This substance may be a mixture of mucus, saliva with traces of blood and may be coming from the back of the nose, paranasal sinuses, mouth or throat since you're not coughing it up. It is not a symptom of emphysema and most likely is not coming from the bronchial tubes or lungs which would usually have an accompanying cough. I recommend that you have an exam by an otolaryngologist. ...Read more
A slight Sore throat that comes & go along with yellow or orange like phlegm, with a persistent cough for what seems to go on more then three weeks?
Orange plegm, only this morning. Not to bad of a caugh. Had to leave windows open last nigh, 60 in va. Should I be concerned? Non smoker.
Actions of vitamins: Most vitamins and minerals are there to help in the kreb's cycle and metabolism of food as part of the enzymes and coenzymes. They are not proven to cure diseases, but they help the body have the energy in fighting diseases and in the repair of tissues damaged by the disease so it goes back to normal. 2 vitamins used as they are are a and k, the rest as coenzymes. ...Read more
I have had a cold and I coughed up thick phlegm that had a small dot of blood in it. There is a history of cancer in the family. Should I be worried?
I have a sore throat and have been coughing for 8 ays now and the 8th day, I coughed up phlegm with black phlegm dots in it. Is this bad?
I'hv stop smoking for the past 7 months. Recently I always encounter like a phlegm stuck in my throat. If I manage to get it out, its thick n black dot?
Throat: Its one of those things that with a history of smoking that you need to check out with an ENT. ...Read more
I have some orange coloration in the sclera of both my eyes. I also have some black dots in the sclera since I have memory. I'm 19?
Jaundice: Please see your 1ry care physician, this is most like jaundice which has many causes. Good luck. ...Read more
One tiny reddish/orange dot on normal colo ur stool. Sometimes feel itching and fissure feeling in anus. Something to be worried about?
Yes: Really need to be able to inspector look at the anus area and take a full history to evaluate this. This could be done in a video consulT ...Read more
My 6 month old breastfeed baby just started solids and this morning I noticed a orange dot in his diaper. Should I be calling the doctor?
Not yet: If you give him baby jar food, it often contains carotene, which is yellow/orange, and some undigested color may pass through in the stool. Another thing that causes an orange dot in the diaper when he urinates is the reaction of the urine with the drying agent some diapers have to absorb the wetness. It may show as an orange spot in the front where the urine hits the diaper. ...Read more
I've had raised, orange-ish marks (scratch mark shaped and round dots) in the back of my throat for a few months now. I've also noticed some whitepatchs?
On the roof of my mouth there is an orange patch with small red dots that I can feel with my tongue. My dad would think its nothing but I'm worried?
I’m after noticing orange patches in my hands around my nail beds and my palms, also small bumps like dots around the fingers tiny, is it an allergy?
This needs to be: Examined before the etiology can be determined. ...Read more
Possible old blood: This could be flecks of old blood in the mucus from coughing or something more serious. See a physician for evaluation. ...Read more
Purple/red dots all over from waist down, slight cough, constant intense headache, nausea, flem, cold sweats, sore throat, weakness and drowsy, high bp
Smoke, old blood: Most common cause of black phlegm would be from smoke such as from cigarette/marijuana smoking. Coal miners used to have black phlegm but now they wear protective gear. Another cause would be old dried up blood from a bad sinus infection or bronchitis infection. Heavily polluted air such as from a recent fire is another possibility. ...Read more