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... I will get the soft smelly ones too and they are yellow. I have been coughing up white ones and they are hard and they dont smell I was wondering if they are the same thing and should i see the Dr.? ... (2 replies)
... The soft yellow "stinky" things you refer to are most likely tonsil stones, but the hard, white calcified things sound more like broncholiths--literally stones that form in the bronchi. They are generally harmless and no one is entirely sure why they develop, but they can be associated with certain illnesses. Adults in our patient group, who have a disorder called primary... (2 replies)
... I just googled it....apparently its tonsil stones...you can look into it if it really bothers you....i copy and pasted this though: Tonsil Stones are irregularly shaped, whitish/yellow, foul-smelling globs of mucous and bacteria that get caught in the back of the throat. They form in the tonsil crypts which are simply small pockets or divots that appear in everyones... (2 replies)

... about the size of a BB. All she is taking for the cough is Robitusin DM. She only takes it at night before bed. She usually can get through the night without a coughing spell. ... (237 replies)
... my husband was coughing up large amounts of thick,green phlegm around 2 years ago.he went to see a specialist who said it "could be bronchiectasis. ... (2 replies)
... sinuses also. If you're coughing up green or yellow chunks, it's likely a bronchial infection of some sort that you'd need antibiotics for. ... (7 replies)
Hard mucuos plugs
Feb 23, 2002
... I too have coughed up what I think are hard mucous plugs. ... (2 replies)




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