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Orange Phlegm And Sore Throat
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?
Virus &/or allergies: Viral upper respiratory infections can hang around for weeks, but may be compounded by allergies. Sinus infection is another possibility. Best to see a primary care provider at this point for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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
Ear feels full like there's fluid in it, I have a mild sore throat, i have also have had orange phlegm with bits of red in it. Teeth/jaw sometime hurt?
Dr. can evaluate: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (Tamiflu (oseltamivir) may be used for influenza), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. A person might see a doctor if the sore throat is very painful or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat or influenza), or if associated with ear pain or ear pressure. ...Read more
Pain in temples and jaw in the two sides,There is phlegm and sore throat There is a spot on temple painful to touch my left wisdom started to appear
I was having cough past days and now its cured but i have sore throat and when i cough little phlegm comes what should i do ?
Throat: If the throat is bad enough go get a culture to see if its bacterial. Drink lots of water and gargle ...Read more
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?
Have had a cough now for 3 and a half weeks - mainly dry, but sometimes with phlegm. Severe sore throat at night. Should I be concerned?
Cough: please see your primary care more than likely you suffer from allergies ...Read more
I've had a cough w/ a bunch of phlegm for 2 mth. This sometimes happens after a sore throat but usually it goes away in a wk. Still ok to wait it out?
Cough with phlegm: May be post nasal drip, reflux, food intolerance(milk,gluten/soy) irritating sinuses when asleep ( head is low andreflux like a tide moves up to mouth /sinus), may be mycoplasma infection-consider Z pk(zithromax if not allergic) may get rid of the cough. Can try ranitidine,( reflux)l Zyrtec, and elevating head of bed at night and see if that helps. F/u with doctor urgent care ...Read more
I got very bad sore throat these few days, the problem is the phlegm very hard to come out & kinda stuck at my breathing pipe. Please help me. Thanks?
Week ago or so I had a terrible sore throat and it eventually went away but now I'm currently coughing of phlegm a lot more than normal ?
Viral: This is a viral upper respiratory tract infection which has travelled to the trachea or bronchial tubes. Since over a week has transpired and you have a heavy,productive cough it no longer is a simple viral infection but now it seems bacterial and deserving of a course of antibiotics. I recommend that your physician examine you for diagnosis and treatment advice. Take adequate fluids,cough syrup ...Read more
Fever? : By themselves those two symptoms are hard to parse out. Do you have these all the time? Do you have a fever? Do you have a cough? Do you have muscle aches? Anyone else around you been sick? Phlegm plus sore throat makes strep unlikely unless you always have phlegm.... Hot tea, rest, and if you have fevers see your doc. ...Read more
Sore throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
Hi I have been having sore throat and dry resistant cough for about a month. I am coughing out phlegm that has black specks for about 2 weeks now. ?
I've a severe sore throat for over a week which has progressed to severe sore throat, earache, violent coughing w/ thick, hard green phlegm. Remedies?
Antibiotics: You my friend need to see a doctor and get some antibiotics. ...Read more
Need more info: My recommendation would be to see a doctor asap since coughing up blood never has a benign cause. On the other hand it would be helpful to know how long you have been ill, to whom you were exposed, whether you smoke, have fever, chills, nausea, shortness of breath, etc. Make a list of everything and take it with you to the doctor. ...Read more
See your doctor: If your symptoms have been this persistent, you need to see your doctor. He/she will listen to you, do an examination, and possibly run some tests to see what's wrong. ...Read more
Blood in mucus: Probably small amounts of blood coming from your throat or your sinuses. Sounds like you are very ill. Might be best to see a physician and get some meds and advice so you will get better. Good luck! ...Read more
I have had a sore throat for a week now and a cough which green and yellow phlegm come up also my cough taste funny ?
Be assessed: Determine the cause and if you need treatment. All the best. ...Read more
I'm sick with a really bad phlegm cough and a sore throat and when i cough it hurt around my right kidney. What could this mean?
Started with sore throat, then hoarseness and now day 3 green phlegm. 99.1 temp. Feel ok. Throat not too sore. Should I see a dr?
Sore throat for a few days, now constantly coughing up phlegm large amounts. throats hurts somewhat when yawning. what's wrong?? very nervous
I have a sore throat , blood-like particles in my phlegm and I have a horse voice. The back of my throat also looks inflamed. What could it be?
Hey i have a sore throat and i have suffered from tonsillitis in the past. It has creeped up on me again and there was some blood in my phlegm, ?
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