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... I think you need to see your physician........ when your mucus is brown/red or green its a clear sign to go see a doctor. Green/yellowish in color = bacterial infection, though that is not the sole indicator, least that I've heard. The coughing could be rupturing capilaries which is causing the bleeding, it could be from bronchitis, or any other type of inflamation but... (9 replies)
... alk. Not wearing a bra makes it worse oh and the pain shoots to the mid back. I also have heart paps and chest pains, which are a daily part of my life. First my mucus was clear with brown stuff in it, then with red streaks, then greenish but now it's a milky orange. ... (1 replies)
... out comes clear mucus with spots of brownish tan stuff in it, maybe blood, maybe tar, not sure. ... (0 replies)

... Well the brown phlem could be blood, just older than newer. When its fresh and bright red they call it "frank" blood. So it just means that before you cough it up the blood has had tie to age and turn brown. ... (9 replies)
... routine bloodwork and nothing else. As time has passed the sputum has changed. Now it is the regular clear stuff and the flecks of course, but there are tough mucus chunks mixed in now. Often the flecks are inside the chunks too. ... (1 replies)


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