... I had constant bronchitis for months a few years ago. It got so bad I was coughing up straight green phlegm. The only way it stopped was by moving to a new place, with fewer smokers and dust. Some people have more sensitive lungs than others. ... (4 replies)
... I'm hoping someone might be able to answer a few questions I have about tests that are done in hospital labs.
Background: I'm 46. I start smoking lightly when I was 22, and have smoked from 1-8 cigarettes a day ever since. About 5 weeks ago I had some kind of severe flu (and I think I developed a pulmonary infection with trouble breathing and coughing up a bit of phlegm; I... (3 replies)
... My mother is 87 years old. For the last year she has been coughing and spitting mucus. These coughing sounds seems to come from her chest. However, I took her to a pulmonary doctor, and from various tests it was concluded that her lungs were clear. ... (1 replies)
... ingering bronchitis, even as a child. Had a really bad bout of bronchitis about 2 years ago. It lasted about 4 months. Soon after recovering I noticed that I was coughing up brown specks in my phlegm. I quit smoking 1 year ago. Still coughing up brown specks every morning. ... (0 replies)
... In late July i picked up a bad cough. no fever but i was tired and the coughing was worse in the evening and in the morning i would get bad attacks and it was very hard to cough up the phlegm. ... (6 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)
... 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)
... For about a year and a half I have been coughing up white translucent phlegm. I have never smoked or taken drugs. I have asthma and I am allergic to dust and mould. ... (0 replies)
... i hope you were okay, any coughing up of blood after a long flight should be checked by a doctor immediately. ... (3 replies)
... I'd say irritation or inflammation of some kind. Is it frothy phlegm? Coloured?
It's possible you have what's called cough variant asthma or reactive airway syndrome.
Do you have it at night? after talking a lot? after raising your voice or laughing loudly? in the cold?
Have you seen a respirologist? Have you had any x-rays? Have you had any lung function... (2 replies)
... now. Anyway, I don't "cough" up the phlegm, I have heavy sinus drainage and I clear my throat or pull the phlegm up from the back of my throat and that's when it appears. ... (0 replies)
... n it to try to cut thru the stuff. So far no one has given me an answer how to lessen this problem. It can be embarrassing. You sound like since yours is colored phlegm that you must have a chronic infection. Have you tried going to a recommended lung dr? ... (2 replies)
... Hi lately I have been coughing a dark yelllow thicck sort of phlegm that sometimes contains blood. I have had this previously but chose to ignore it and slowly it decreased. However not my tonsils seem to also be inflamed. ... (0 replies)
... I had a cold back in February for a week or two but it went away. Since it has been gone though I have been coughing up yellowish phlegm on a regular basis and I always have a stuffed nose when I wake up. ... (0 replies)
... months or so. Whenever I lay flat on my back I feel congested even though I do not have a cold and then I feel like there is alot of phlem in my chest and start coughing phlem with bright red blood. I also feel pressure on my chest. I have been to several pulmanory docs and they have not figure out what I have. ... (3 replies)
... and while at the flight I felt that my mouth and nose are really dry and felt some phlegm in my throat and when i coughed i saw blood an that scared me alot .... ... (3 replies)
... 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! Every so often I cough and some times there is blood in the phlegm and sometimes not. ... (3 replies)
... Hello, i recently had the flu and it started off with a sore throat, i then started coughing. My cough is now nearly gone but the phlegm is still in my chest, i can hear it sometimes an i cough it up! ... (0 replies)
... i have had this gagging cough whihc produces phlegm for about 3 weeks....was on zpack and cough seems to have decreased but still doing it too much throughout the day....even think i cracked a rib. ... (1 replies)
... I have been sick going on 4 weeks now, coughing up phlegm..It doesn't seem to be getting any better. I went to the doctor and he prescribed me the zpac. ... (1 replies)