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Why Do I Cough Up Green Mucus
I have had a cough for 6 mnths.I cough up green mucus. It developed while in the hospital for the adnovirius. What can I do?I have used an inhalur.
Bronchitis: Sounds like you have bronchitis...the green sputum generally indicates infection with Pneumococcus the. germ that sometimes needs antibiotics HOWEVER since you were hospitalized a CULTURE of your sputum is absolutely necessary since you were exposed to a number of germs NOT necessarily in the "Community" See your doctor! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more
When i cough it hurts a lot and i cough up green mucus. It doesn't hurt when i swallow. What can I take for cough? It feels like its all in my throat
Coughing with green.: Mucous is a sign that you need systemic antibiotics. See your primary care doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Possibilities...: If this has been going on for 3 weeks or longer, it is likely chronic bronchitis, a form of copd. If it has been going on for less than that, it is likely acute bronchitis. Your doctor needs to evaluate you so treatment can be initiated. If you smoke, you need to quit immediately and your doctor can also help with this goal. ...Read more
Chronic bronchitis..: This could be chronic bronchitis, a form of copd. It occurs mostly in smokers and is not due to infection. You would need to be seen by your doctor and have pulmonary function tests to diagnose this entity. There is no cure but there are treatments available. The most important step to slow disease progression is smoking cessation and your doctor can also help with this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I started having a cough, I decided not to take anything and just let it runs it's course. How long should this last. No green mucus?
Every year around this time i get these symptoms of a cold but i don't feel sick. I get this dry cough with this green mucus. What does this mean?
Yellow or green drainage from the nose is a symptom in which the mucous coming out of the nose is thicker than clear mucous, and also is yellowish or greenish in color. This may mean that the runny nose is starting to dry up. However, if there is a lot of yellow or green drainage, there may be a nasal ...Read more
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