Coughing up white mucus

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Since then an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> symptoms got a little better, and currently just have bumps on inside of mouth sore throat (soft palate sore), and a white tongue (whcih an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> doctor said was nothing bus prescribed me some antifungal thing just incase), ive also been consistently spitting <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>mucus</span>, varying colours from <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>white</span> to yellow to green. and also had <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>white</span> foaan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> spit. Does this sound like HIV symptoms?
I frequently cough up "pure white sticky mucus. This is a relatively new thing and it an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan> become a concern as prior to coughing it up I always get a perfume or soapy taste in the back of an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> throat. (Please do not insult an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> intelligence by asking if I had applied perfume or got soap in an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> mouth) I have for a very long time coughed up a nasty colored mucus due to being a smoker, so this is a real shock to me. Do you have any suggestions with credible origins that might explain this?
You may be suffering from acid reflux. Stomach acid can irritate your throat resulting in lots of mucus. In an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> case, the acid is even making its way into an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> windpipe, making an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> voice hoarse and causing asthma-like attacks. Have you seen an ENT or GI specialist?
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No problem there, I have had bronchitis several times. What concerns me is that a few days ago I was coughing <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> pink <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>mucus</span>. Then it turned into a peach color, now it is getting brighter with orange. Now, I did go to grade school so I am thinking yellow + red = orange. I asked the Dr. at the E.R. he didn't seem to have an answer for me and was not concerned about this. Why is an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> mucus a solid orange mass that I am coughing up? No, I have not eaten or drank anything that was orange or pink.
an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> dog an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan> a cough and alot of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>white</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>mucus</span> is now coming <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> he is eating fine and staying hydrated, I am just looking for some over the counter meds to help him feel better till I can get him to the vet.
for the last 3 weeks i have been coughing <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>mucus</span>. its a yellowy colour. i feel perfectly fine physically except for the coughing. i have asthma and allergies to dust and cats, both of which i live with. but i have been taking an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> asthma meds daily to keep it under control and havent had any attacks. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> allergies havent been that bad either. when i need it, i take claratin and it gets the job done. i just dont know why i keep coughing stuff up?
Hi Nafee, Just read your post. What does not being fat have to do with coughing <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>white</span> sticky <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>mucus</span>. I would make an appointment to see your family doctor, tell your doctor about this and see what he or she thinks the white mucus might be. Good luck.
I spend hours everyday over the sink coughing out volumes of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>white</span> sticky <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>mucus</span>. I sometimes choke on food from the amount of mucus that collects in an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> vocal cords and am unable to breathe well. asthma &amp; sinusitis seem the most normal explanation, however, the dr's say the don't find anything that should cause that much mucus. The only time it ever an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan> stopped for a short while is when I was put on prednisone.
on a morning when i wake up i always need to cough and clear an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> throat since about a an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>yearan> ago. but now it an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan> extended to needing to do it throughout the day. sometime the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>mucus</span> that comes <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> is small hard sticky lumps that nearly make me be sick as they get stuck in an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> throat. or some times theres a lot of yellow and white flem. its never clear. I'm wondering wat the cause of this is as i can constantly feel it there at back of an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> throat like a coating.
an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> breathing is fine, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> coughing, I think is to clear an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> throat of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>mucus</span> build <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span>, and at night an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> nose and sinus' drain more actively. any sluggestions would help.
It seems to come in waves of coughing spells and then no coughs. I have been coughing <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> phlegm that is mostly white/clear with small amounts of a yellowish color and small brown flecks. When I lay down I can hear an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan>self breathing/wheezing and makes it impossible to sleep, not to mention coughing fits making an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> partner unable to sleep. I have been taking antihistamines before bed and it seems to help calm an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> cough.
For the first week or so it was just a small cough, then it developed into coughing fits. For the past week the cough an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan> led to nosebleeds, at least once a day, and vomiting, but only the once. The cough produces white-ish phlegm and a lot of spit. It is hard to breathe whilst getting rid of the spit. During the night I wake up once or twice to cough and this often leaves me dry heaving. I went to the doctors last week but they could not find a cause. What is causing this and what can help?
I have been coughing <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> lots of mucous for the last three to four months. after I eat, I cough up mucous until I regurgitate an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> food. When I don't eat, I cough white foaan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> mucous. What can I do?
on Saturday (about 3 days ago), I was coughing hard and bringing <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> some <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>white</span> to clear mucus after I took a syrup that's an expectorant, decongestant, and an antihistamine that an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> GP prescribed to me. I'm also getting over a sinus infection and just finished taking antibiotics as well. after I finished coughing hard, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> throat (near an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> adam's apple) feels achy and feels weird when I swallow. I feel the weirdness when I'm swallowing the food and the sensation hangs around for an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>2an>0 minutes or so.
I have a chronic cough and have thick <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>white</span>, sometimes yellow phlegm that is really hard to get coughed <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span>. I cough that <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> everyday, at least an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>2an> times per day. I feel like an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> eyeballs are going to pop out of an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> head because I cough sooo hard. If I am on an oral steroid it helps but once off the steroid, it is hard to cough up again. The coughing keeps me up at night. I have been on many, many medications. I tested positive for asthma but the medications for that, are not even working.
an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> 8 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>yearan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oldan> pug is having gagging/coughing due to <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>mucus</span> in her throat. She tries to cough it up but doesn't and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan> a hard time breathing when this happens, I have been giving her a product "mucus-Clear"..but I;m not sure it is doing any good. Its at its worse when she sleeps as it must gather and then she cant breath so must get up and try to cough it out. I haven't been able to find anything on line regarding thid specific problem. any suggestions would be appreciated ??
I too have been having coughing attacks where I cough until I vomit. I am on acid reflux meds and nasal spray to help postnasal drip. This an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan> been going on for about an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>2an> months. I had this before about 3 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>yearan>s ago. The dr. tells me there is nothing they can do about it. It's really bad in the fact I can't go anywhere without having facial tissue and a sack or something to vomit in, cause I never know when I'll have an attack. Usually I cough up a lot of phlegm, but sometimes I actually vomit.
I've been suffering for about a week but several months ago it was for almost an entire month Wake <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> inthe morning coughing <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> yellow / green <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>mucus</span> and then it goes clear but it's constant and so sticky - it won't even easily wash off the sides of the basin. Last time I used to wake up inthe middle of the night choking - really horrid problem and the lack f sleep only makes things worse.
The second round starts about a half hour to hour later, of just coughing <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> thick flem. I have lower back problems, which are made worse from the constant coughing every morning. It consumes the first an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>2an> hours of every morning of an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> life, &amp; an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan> for a few an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>yearan>s now. I think an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> pcp thinks it is all in an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> head, excuse the pun, &amp; an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan> no idea how extreme this is.
Cough an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan> been lingering for about an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>2an> months yesterday , somedays it feels cause a tickle in back of throat and others it feels like congestion in chest. I do cough <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> little <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>white</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>mucus</span> somtimes both from chest and from sinus. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> question is does anyone feel like this could be caused by post nasal drip or allergies (meaning the chest congestion at times) or does any one feel it is just in an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> chest and it could be from smoking( also had chest xray and breathing test which both came back good).
Look <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> Candida and see if you have the symptoms.
the sore throat an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan> passed but just about every night now around 8pm i will start coughing for a few minutes until i can hack <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> a little bit of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>white</span> mucus. i don't feel ill, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> throat or lungs don't hurt, i just have an annoying cough. cough drops and medicine tend to help a bit but it an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan>n't cured it.
i have had this thick sticky <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>white</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>mucus</span> in an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>myan> throat for over one an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>yearan>. i constantly go to doctor. i have been to ent, gastro doctor, allergy doctor. have been tested for allergies though none were found. been giving every type of medicine you can think of nothing works. i live in hawaii. have been here since an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>2an>005 this statred in feburary an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>2an>006 and i still have it. most doctors that i go to say they dont know of any else who an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan> this. i constantly chew gum (trident gum).
I believe that I have tracheal stenosis--I'm going to the doctor in January, but I cough up tons of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>white</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>mucus</span>. It's deep down and sometimes I even gag trying to cough it <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span>. The other lovely part of this is coughing up tonsiloliths in public. I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired and I'm just wondering if the mucus could be part of the tracheal stenosis. Thanks!
She's also embarrassed whenever she goes somewhere because of the coughing. Everytime this happens we go to the doctor and have every test possible done and they all show nothing wrong. She's exausted from coughing and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan> sharp pains on her back, chest, and rib area. as soon as she falls asleep she'll stop coughing. No medicine helps. I've looked into psychogenic coughing but i still don't think that's what's wrong with her. Could there be something else?
Coughing from heart disease and especially coughing at night is a symptom of Congestive Heart Failure. Congestive Heart Failure can give a dry cough or produce white or clear mucus. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hasan> he been retaining any water around his abdomen? If he is, it would be suspicious for left side congestive heart failure which would be more serious than right side congestive heart failure.