sore throat and coughing up yellow mucus

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I have minor headaches, sore throat, a slight fever, and I cough up this yellow/white thick mucus with spots of blood ONCE every morning.

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Viral upper respiratory infections usually start in the throat, spread to the nose and in some cases down to the windpipe and bronchial tubes. If symptoms last longer than 10 days or with fever, shaking chills, sweats or worsening cough, antibiotics and a check up for pneumonia are advisable. Until then a mild cough syrup and gargling with warm salt water is soothing. Tylenol for mild fever helps.
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Dr. Oscar Novick answered:

Coughing up yellow/green/clear mucus. Now just yellow/green. Sore throat when swallowing for 2days. 1 time so far it was a grey-ish color and a chunk?

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See a doctor to check for a strep throat as well as ruling out pneumonia/ bronchitis
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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

I'm coughing up yellow mucos and have a sore throat and swelled glands. And very tired and fever?

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Otherwise known as a cold. This may certainly be infectious mononucleosis or a similar infection, but only your doctor could diagnose that. If this keeps up go and see your PCP. Hope you are better soon.
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I have a question I have a fever sore throat and I sometimes cough up mucus what could this be and how can I treat it?

Cold/flu

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Those are classic signs of a cold or flu. If so you can treat the symptoms with any cold/flu over the counter medicine and it should resolve within 1 to 2 weeks tops. If it has lasted longer than that then you should see a doctor for an evaluation.
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Dr. Ryan Phasouk answered:

I've had a sore throat for about a week now and cough up milky mucus, sometimes it causes my right ear to clog. What could it be?

SINUSITIS

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Symptoms of sinusitis include:nasal congestion and obstruction, purulent nasal discharge, tooth pain facial pain or pressure that is worse when bending forward, fever, fatigue, cough, smell problems, ear pressure, and headache. These symptoms usually would be present for over a week.
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Dr. Frank Mayo answered:

Symptoms started 8 days ago. Sore throat, on/off. No fever. Coughing up yellow-green phlegm esp. in the mornings. Recently, blood in sputum. See doc?

Viral process

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likely viral inflammation in the airway with some blood flecks. you should see a physician and have a x-ray . you may need cough rx, anti-inflammatory therapy and possible antibiotics. if blood in sputum persists a bronchoscopy and chest ct may be necessary
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Dr. Zakare Salifu answered:

coughing up tinted pink mucous,dizziness sore throat, painful breathing, chest pain etc. pneumonia?

Likely not cardiac

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Probable pneumonia versus strep throat. Might want to get it check, less likely cardiac.
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Dr. Kristi Kohl answered:

I woke up coughing and now have a sore throat and my chest feels tight. Before that I have had cough and yellow mucous when i blow my nose.

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Tightness
The sudden onset of your symptoms is consistent with an upper respiratory infection. This may be viral or bacterial. You can take decongestants or a sinus rinse for symptomatic relief. If you have worsening symptoms, high fever, or shortness of breath you should see your doctor immediately. You should also see your doctor if your symptoms persist.
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Dr. Sue Ferranti answered:

What does it mean if you have a sore throat an cough up a little bit of blood

Hemoptysis....

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The most likely reason to cough blood, called hemoptysis, is bronchitis. But this symptom ALWAYS requires an evaluation by a doctor because it could be due to malignancy. So, if you cough up blood, see your doctor ASAP. If you are short of breath or coughing up a lot of blood, go to the ER. If you smoke, you need to quit to decrease airway inflammation.
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Dr. Michael E. Ein answered:

For a week I have had a fever, sore throat, coughing, and sometimes cough up green?

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Sounds like you have a viral upper respiratory infection and bronchitis possibly influenza. If you don't get better in the next few days see your MD to be sure you do not have a bacterial infection +/- pneumonia.
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