... gh since. My chest feels strange when I lie down, and I feel an odd pressure on my lungs if I lay flat on my back. Today I coughed up some mucus, which had small gray flecks in it. I have coughed a bunch since then and I have not seen anything similar except clear mucus. What could this be? ... (1 replies)
... Anything that you inhale that's black/gray could cause black/gray mucus.
Especially things like heavy cigarette smoking, working in extremely extremely dusty environments without protective masks, and coal mining, stuff like that.
Ask your doctor what he thinks is making it black. (1 replies)
... Thank you for replying. This helped me out a lot. Since I know it can't get medication from a doctor. I am going to prevent it from getting worse. Lots of rest, fluids and cough meds. Thanks again. (2 replies)
... inuously cleared into your throat and swallowed with your saliva. When your bronchial tubes are inflamed, however, they often produce large amounts of discolored mucus that comes up when you cough. Mucus that isn't white or clear usually means there's a secondary infection. ... (2 replies)
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