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What does it mean if you cough a brown thing from your throat?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Depends....

If it is from the airways, it may be a sign of acute bronchitis, an infection of the airways.
It may have originated from your sinuses and be a result of post-nasal drip which may indicate a sinus infection. Your doctor can tell the difference by examining you and then will be able to treat the problem.

In brief: Depends....

If it is from the airways, it may be a sign of acute bronchitis, an infection of the airways.
It may have originated from your sinuses and be a result of post-nasal drip which may indicate a sinus infection. Your doctor can tell the difference by examining you and then will be able to treat the problem.
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