... New to this an have lots of questions. Here is a little history.
I am 36 years old and have been smoking for about 18 years (there was about 2 years in that time that I did quit) usually smoke about half a pack a day (sometimes less - sometimes more).
For the past 3 years I have noticed lots of "breathing issues" I would wake up in the morning coughing up phlegm,... (0 replies)
... ake up and he is FINALLY doing a cat scan and said something about mucous tests, and antibiotics, mine is mostly white, but also comes from my sinuses and in the morning is so thick I feel llike I am going to puke. it is so embarrassing for my poor teenaged daughter. ... (12 replies)
... I was diagnosed with a chest infection a few weeks ago, the GP gave me antibiotics and it cleared it up, However now i have a contant clearing of throat and im coughing up clear sticky mucus. ... (0 replies)
... Last night woke up with a dry cough. Nothing was coming up but had the cough. Took Nightquil and wnet to bed. In the morning, woke up with some pressure in my chest and coughed up phlegm with traces of blood in it! ... (3 replies)
... my lungs and it was URI and prescribed me some antibiotics and a cough syrup. My symptoms of fever and cold improved, but the cough is still persisting. I see coughing up blood in the morning for once and no blood throughout the day, but my cough is still worrying me. ... (0 replies)
... I'm pretty sure that it's not TB cause my PPD is not swelling, and she put me on a zithromax in case I do have an infection. The amount of blood I am coughing out is less overall, but I am starting to do it at night now as well. The blood always seems to be accompanied by what I would call brown phlegm. ... (9 replies)
... ad a runny nose, and a congested chest. I been keeping an eye on it to see if maybe it was a bacterial infection in my lungs or sinus. Well the sinus has cleared up well, and the lungs are clear too, except in the morning. ... (9 replies)
... however this only happens in the morning as soon as I wake up. ... (1 replies)
... ommorow now. At first it started out as a sore throat, headaches and mouth oulcers, hot and cold sweats and tiredness. now my main problem is a chesty cough with phlegm and still getting hot sweats during the night and tiredness. ... (0 replies)
... I have similar complaints of blood tinged phlegm when I cough in the morning. I have though been battling sinus issues and nasal allergies the last month or so. ... (17 replies)
... I have had several sinus infections for the past two years. The headaches in the morning are unbelievable and I've coughed up anything from crusty plegm, brown phlegm, green phlegm, to bloody phlegm. ... (17 replies)
... in the morning coughing. ... (17 replies)
... Last Sat. i woke up at 4 am and thought i was dying...my chest ached so bad...felt achy and crappy all over..fever...coughing up phlegm again...Yellow this time... ... (3 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)
... The mystery continues:
Another sputum sample - no infection.
6 week rescan of chest - 2.5cm shadow/Mass has gone. Lungs are clear as a bell.
Still coughing up yellow phlegm (sometimes a little bloody) in the morning. Chest pain upon breathing, faintly raw sensation. (12 replies)
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... Why do you think it can't be asthma? What does asthma mean to you? Also, if you don't think it's asthma, what's your theory as to why your right lung feels constricted? When you had the spirometry done, did they give you any puffs of ventolin? (11 replies)
... This happens on average twice a day, usually starting with the morning. Lately, its been feeling better but I'm STILL coughing stuff up and when my lung gets tight, inhalers don't help too much. ... (11 replies)
... I seem to have a lot of excess phlegm at the moment. Every morning It makes me cough. I feel like I'm swallowing it all the time because I can't get it up. My chest and nose is clear and I don't hava a cold. ... (2 replies)
... from someone at Duke Hospital. He agreed that I should, said he would not be offended in the least and said he would call them next week and set an appointment up for me. He said you could not see the MAC on a cat scan. I thought you could. ... (237 replies)