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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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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Virus

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 (acetaminophen) for mild fever helps.

In brief: Virus

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 (acetaminophen) for mild fever helps.
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Dr. Irving Harper
If it progresses to the point you need to see a physician, the evaluation may find that an sinus x-ray series is appropriate to look for a sinus infection. also
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