Shortness Of Breath, Yellow Phlegm Accompanied By Rib Pain When Coughing?
doctor, I want to ask about coughing up phlegm … at first I experienced a very severe phlegm cough, maybe from cigarettes, just a possibility … until the sputum becomes a blood clot and comes out continuously from the mouth or nose, when the body feels cold .. finally I checked it to the nearest health center and the result I was less satisfied with the service, until now I was busy working rarely check .. then the pain was changed only yellow / white phlegm, but the breathing was more chaotic when my body felt tired, my breath became short after holding coughing and stomach stiff so that the right lower back ribs are stabbing pain .., I beg for a solution ..
Hello Najib Al Khadafi, thank you for asking with HealthReplies.com.
Some of the causes of your complaint include:
Tuberculosis Infection Bronchitis Pneumonia Asthma or Allergy Respiratory tract infections Other Tumors or lung cancer Coughing is the body's response to expel germs, foreign bodies, or excess phlegm. Bloody cough or known in medical terms with hemoptysis can generally be caused by tuberculosis infection, bronchitis, pulmonary edema, other lung infections or malignancies in the lungs.
If indeed you have a history of complaints of coughing up blood, you should immediately check yourself to the doctor. Doctors need additional information about how long you have been coughing or coughing up blood, whether there is weight loss or night sweats, whether you have a history of allergies or family, whether there are family members or the environment that has tuberculosis. You are advised to consult with your general practitioner again or you can ask for a referral to consult with a pulmonary specialist, because to determine the exact cause of your complaint you need a more complete history of your disease, direct physical examination, supporting examinations such as chest X-ray or sputum examination.
Some things you can do to help your complaint:
Reducing smoking habits Adequate sleep and consuming nutritious food Drinking enough water every day Routine exercise every day If you have allergies are advised to avoid the causes of allergies You can also be advised to wear a mask to avoid allergens or prevent the spread of germs to others Hopefully this information can be useful for you