... Spent the last night in emergency with similar symptoms and diagnosis. I'm coughing up dark red phlegm on a semi-regular basis, for the last 12 hours. I have no fever, and not really any other symptoms other than a little bit of tightness in my chest. And strangest of all to me, no fever. Aren't you supposed to have a fever if you get an infection? The chest x-rays revealled... (17 replies)
... I have exactly the same symptoms as you although my phlegm is a dark
green colour. All my tests are 'normal' and my doctor says I have nothing
that is treatable. I know how miserable you must be feeling. I can wake in
the night gasping for breath too. My peak flow is around 250. I am 55. I
hope someone has answers for us. (12 replies)
... and took a shower as I always did, but when I got out and "hacked" some phlegm into the sink I noticed it had very dark blood in it. ... (17 replies)
... coughing up phlegm has gone from light pink to dark red, what does this mean? ... (2 replies)
... The phlegm stuff could be from saliva moving down your throat, and some of it is bound to miss. Or maybe, because of the morning, the phlegm that's settled inside your lungs during the night is finally being brought up. It is most likely something totally harmless. ... (11 replies)
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