... 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)
... chokes on the liquids when swallowing, he then brings up a lot of phlegm from his lungs too. ... (1 replies)
... maybe they need to culture the phlegm to see what is really causing it. Take care of yourself and don't let it become a chronic condition. Best wishes and good luck. ... (3 replies)
... I teach at a school by the way and another teacher had pneumonia a little while ago.. anyway, my mom got it too, i guess i brought it home to her.. anway, she gave me a shot of biaxin i think.. and put me on biaxin pills.. ... (3 replies)
... I had a cough that just didn't want to go away. I'm assuming this was the antibiotic's way of getting rid of the phlegm in my lung. It was successful. It's been three months and I'm my ol' self again! ... (1 replies)
... If someone were to be coughing a lot but not have a fever or sinus issues, coughing up some phlegm and feeling generally bad, could that still be pneumonia? ... (2 replies)
... your doctor first before beginning your workout program. If you start having symptoms such as running a temp or difficulty breathing, coughing up yellow or green phlegm then notify your doctor right away. ... (1 replies)
... 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)
... That is inappropriate for a doctor to do and it could kill you! Yes, you can feel worse for a couple of days after starting an ATB. The medicine is loosening the phlegm so you will cough more to get it up. Hang in there and drink loads of water. Bactrim is a cephalesporin,so you need lots of fluids with it. ... (13 replies)
... the idea with pneumonia is to cough up the phlegm. ... (3 replies)
... ok 1st off, Id ask the dr for something else other than BACTRIM..The stuff just doesnt do the trick..I played around that for 3 weeks when I had pneumonia and I got worse so bad until the point my lung formed an abscess ..Took me 3 months to even get the mess cleared up.. ... (13 replies)
... my muscles and body feels tired. UGGGG, is this what pneumonia is? ... (13 replies)
... I had my 15 yr old daughter in the emergency room last weekend for coughing up blood. Her doctor recommended going for a chest xray to rule out pneumonia because of the blood. He said most likely it was coming from her sinuses.... Lo and behold he was right. ... (17 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)
... l if there were anything on my tests from the bronchoscope and they didn't call so I guess they didn't find anything. I had a CXR and CT scan the last time I had pneumonia in Oct. ... (4 replies)
... Call your pulmo dr. with your new symptoms of discolored phlegm. Maybe an infection.
Your pulmo dr. should have preliminary bronchoscopy results by now. Final results might take several weeks as they have to culture for different pathogens. I presume you have had CXR and CT scans of lungs; do they show a region of inflammation? Continued pneumonia could indicate they aren't... (4 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)
... I had pneumonia back in April last year and ever since have been having quite a lot of phlegm. ... (2 replies)
... it's just painful to swallow. Is pain swallowing an indicator of pneumonia or something else going on? ... (0 replies)
... e doctors before finally being diagnosed with a chest infection. An experience which really rocked my faith in GPs. I was never told whether it was bronchitis or pneumonia or what, but I know I never want to experience it again. ... (7 replies)