Cough Accompanied By Green And Itchy Phlegm?
morning. It’s been a few months if I inhale / exhale there is a vibration, like there is mucus in the lungs … so to expel mucus I coughed up chest pain. At this time also accompanied by a runny nose and itchy form that doesn’t heal. The color of mucus and phlegm is green. I already had X-rays and negative sputum tests, for further I was referred to ENT.tp because of fever and head scythes so it was postponed for examination .. r n what exactly am I sick … and what tests to confirm the treatment?
Coughing is a common occurrence, and coughing can be caused by a variety of causes. a cough with a lot of phlegm and a green colored mucus may be caused by chronic bronchitis.
Chronic bronchitis is a condition where there is chronic inflammation of the bronchi. Bronctis can be caused due to various causes, such as smoking, smoke / pollution. Exposure to these substances can cause damage to the bronchial tubes. Chronic bronctic is usually more common in adults. Chronic bronchitis can cause symptoms such as:
prolonged cough with phlegm, usually gray to green phlegm, or may be accompanied by bleeding in the sputum feeling shortness of breath Fever can be accompanied by chest pain if coughing too often Bronchitis usually requires treatment using certain anti-inflammatory, steam / nebulizing treatment, or maybe require treatment using antibiotics. In addition, it is important not to smoke and avoid exposure to smoke. Bronchitis usually requires examinations such as a chest X-ray or CT scan (depending on your circumstances).
but besides that, the condition you are experiencing can also be caused by other causes such as:
Allergic rhinitis COPD / chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Pulmonary tuberculosis pneumonia. Therefore, it is recommended that you go to an ENT specialist, or you can go to an internal medicine specialist so that the doctor can check your condition further.
Here's an article you can read about chronic bronchitis
may be useful. Thank you