... 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)
... green phlegm with blood in it. somestimes it is bright red but most of the time it is kinda brownish and the phlegm is so thick I choke. Is it time to see the Dr. AGAIN. ... (0 replies)
... For the past couple of weeks I've been seeing blood in my cough - on and off- however this only happens in the morning as soon as I wake up. The phlegm itself is clear (not yellow or green or brown) mixed with blood - a lot in the first cough, then less in the second, and maybe just a little in the third, then no more. It was happening before but then it stopped, but I saw it... (1 replies)
... ughter., I did used to smoke, but my lungs are clear on the xray, most of you sound like you need inhalers or tests, please try to push for more help. If you are coughing up green mucuous that is bad, that is infection. If you have chronic broncitis it can be yellow at times. ... (12 replies)
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... 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)
... Last night while in the shower I coughed up what seemed to be blood. Not very much, but still, it was there. ... (17 replies)
... it DEFINITELY lessens the severity of bronchitis for me and helps to loosen phlegm in my airways. ... (4 replies)
... ciggs for the last 2 years. After quitting, i have been running almost everyday. I have been coughing up phlegm sometimes yellow, white and brown. But somedays when i don't run, i don't cough up brown phlegm. Only after running it is brown otherwise it is yellow or white. ... (1 replies)
... If it is discolored it is from infection, if it is white or light yellow it is probably allergies. Also, acid reflux causes mucous so try a couple Pepcid and see if that helps at all. ... (12 replies)
... After a few days the cough got less green and turned into a mucousy yellow phlegm, and I had trouble sleeping for 2 nights coz I was having coughing fits at night. ... (4 replies)
... the pneumonia. You are now in the recuperative phase, so take it slow and make sure you are eating well and drinking lots of fluids. I suggest deep breathing and coughing several times each hour or if you were issued a incentive spirometer continue to use it hourly. ... (1 replies)
... Deep breathe and cough several times every hour , especially before going to bed and first thing upon awakening . Prop yourself up with pillows in bed or purchase a wedge pillow so that you are not lying flat at night. ... (3 replies)
... itis or pneumonia or what, but I know I never want to experience it again. I have never appreciated being able to breathe quite like I did after that was cleared up by antibiotics. ... (7 replies)
... and a violent cough. The cold also triggered a cold sore. The only thing is, while my other symptoms have faded, the cough has remained and this is coming up to three months now! ... (1 replies)
... e, night sweats and confusion. Having addressed these concerns, my doctor takes me off the antibiotics which she says are doing nothing to help, especially as my phlegm remains and tastes as foul as ever. She orders sputum tests and gives me painkillers. ... (12 replies)
... I am a smoker. Over the past year I've noticed the phlegm build up in my throat has become increasingly worse and now that I have a throat infection it's constant and my nose has been running like a tap. ... (0 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)
... productive coughing on a regular basis. It happens about once a week and sometimes after exercise. ... (1 replies)
... I seem to have continual pneumonia. It goes away and comes back. I had a bronchoscopy a week ago Fri., but dr. hasn't called with any results. Perhaps no news is good news.
I was wondering whether I should call my pulmo. dr. and tell him about my coughing up phlegm(greenish-yellow), pain when I take deep breaths and shortness of breath or should I call my PCP, again?
I am... (4 replies)