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Phelgm In Throat
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
For months I have constant throat phelgm; mild but there for sure. Also, my mouth tastes v v bad from phelgm when I wake up. What could be the cause?
I bringing up phelgm with blood in but am not coughing them up they feel like sits at back of throat like i got something stuck there?
Pneumonia?: Despite what it "feels" like, most likely the blood and sputum (phlem) are coming from bronchial tuves or lung. Maybe from your sinuses, but this is unlikely if no nasal congestion and no blood when you blow your nose. Blood in sputum (hemoptysis) has many possible causes, often serious (pneumonia, pulmonary embolism [blood clot], and more). See a doctor ASAP, i.e. before the weekend. ...Read more
I have a dry itchy throat followed by a persistent dry cough with a cough followed by phelgm at night... I am not sick?
Possibilities...: Possible etiologies include post-nasal drip, gerd, allergy, bronchospasm or even a combination of these factors. Each if these has a different treatment so you may need to see your doctor so a diagnosis can be made and treatment rendered, especially if these symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
My throat started hurting lastnight it's very sore swollen and in my phelgm had a little blood it that normal i have never had that before im 26 i do ?
Go to urgent care: You need a TC to make sure this is not strep. Suggest UC visit today. ...Read more
How long does it take for glands to go down and a sore throat after a cold is getting better and at the end where phelgm is yellow-clear? Coughing too
Sometimes weeks: It can sometimes take weeks for swollen lymph nodes in the neck to decrease in size after an upper respiratory infection. Seek care if not improving within a month, or if painful or continuing to grow. Sore throat can persist as long as there is drainage from the sinuses. Warm salt water gargle and lozenges can help. ...Read more
Mild chest pain..crackle in throat.coughing brown phelgm.quit smoking before 2 months.chest xray clear.laryngoscopy clear.
Hi! I am a smoker. I feel like i always have phlegm stucked i my throat. Is there something i need to be worried about?
Yes, there is: ANYBODY who is a smoker has something to worry about. If you are chronically producing mucus (phlegm) that is an indication that the smoking is causing inflammation in your air passages, which is the beginning of chronic bronchitis and emphysema. See your doctor and please quit smoking. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
May be too dry: Need to drink moe water and be adequately hydrated. If it persists, see an otolaryngologist. ...Read more
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