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Should a worry about a cough that has been producing various shades of phlegm. Had cough for 4 days?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Bronchitis...

This is likely bronchitis and if you have no to minimal fever, it is likely due to a virus.
It should run its course and you should begin to feel better in a few days to a week. If symptoms worsen or don't resolve, see your doctor.

In brief: Bronchitis...

This is likely bronchitis and if you have no to minimal fever, it is likely due to a virus.
It should run its course and you should begin to feel better in a few days to a week. If symptoms worsen or don't resolve, see your doctor.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Time to see a doctor

A person who has a cough producing mucus (phlegm) should see a doctor. The doctor can evaluate to see if there is asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, or perhaps another problem in the chest.
Problems can be more serious if the person is a smoker or has other health problems. Smoking is a major risk factor for several lung diseases, including cancer.

In brief: Time to see a doctor

A person who has a cough producing mucus (phlegm) should see a doctor. The doctor can evaluate to see if there is asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, or perhaps another problem in the chest.
Problems can be more serious if the person is a smoker or has other health problems. Smoking is a major risk factor for several lung diseases, including cancer.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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