Respiratory Disorders Expert Forum
coughing smelly brownish phlegm
About This Forum:

This forum is for questions and support regarding lung and respiratory issues. such as: Allergies, Asthma, Bronchitis, Colds - Flu, Chronic Cough, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Emphysema, Fibrosis, Lung Abscess, Nasal Polyps, Pleurisy, Pneumonia, Sarcoidosis, Sinusitis, Tuberculosis.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Blank Blank

coughing smelly brownish phlegm


i have been coughing smelling brown spit for the past 5 days. The cough comes from only my right side.
If i sleep with my right side  i smell something bad coming up my throat then i start coughing, been on asthama treatement for 2weeks now, could it be the cause. I cough a lot at night and mornings.Sometimes the phlegm is clear and sometimes i plenty of clear phlegm
242587_tn?1355427710
This may be from an infection in the upper airways.  It could be following a viral infection or a sinus infection.  Drink lots of fluids to keep the mucus thin.  If it persists, I would suggest seeing your physician to determine if an antibiotic would be a good idea.
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Request an Appointment
Blank
Asthma Tracker
Asthma Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Allergy Tracker
Allergy Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank