However, if you can't shake off your cough, or it seems to be getting worse, such as you're bringing up coloured mucus, phlegm
or blood, it's best to get it checked out so your doctor can rule out the possibility of a chest infection, or more serious diagnoses such as lung cancer," said Dr Luke James, Medical Director at Bupa UK Insurance (bupa.co.uk).
Chronic bronchitis was defined according to the classical symptom-based definition of chronic cough productive of phlegm
for at least 3 mo out of a year for a minimum of 2 consecutive years (American Thoracic Society 1995).
While coughing up only a little clear phlegm
is considered normal, (http://www.medicaldaily.com/chronic-throat-clearing-damages-your-vocal-cords-what-are-culprits-244547) larger amounts of phlegm
may indicate a developing infection.
They used a similar test to explore links between CT-confirmed emphysema and shortness of breath on exertion, chronic cough and/or phlegm
, and 6-minute walk distance.
Using 95% CI with desired precision (d) of 0.01, the sensitivity and specificity of respiratory symptoms [(cough) 14.8% and 94.8%, (phlegm
) 14.8% and 91.8%, (wheeze) 12.9% and 91.1% and (shortness of breath) 11.1% and 89.6%]17 was calculated using a sample size calculator for sensitivity and specificity by Dr Lin Naing (Mohd.
People with balanced constitution are generally easygoing and cheerful and do not suffer easily from disease, with strong adaptability to natural and social environment, while the phlegm-dampness constitution, formed due to the accumulation of phlegm
and dampness, is characterized by fat posture, flabby abdomen, sticky mouth, and greasy coating on the tongue.
He gave me a small jar and asked me to give a sample of the phlegm
. I returned the sample the following morning and the next day received a call from surgery requesting that I attend the Heath Hospital for a chest X-ray.
The first to consider both Chinese- and Sanskrit-language material, it investigates the earliest, formative period of the concept of phlegm
Street artist Phlegm
has refused to be photographed doing his work but says it's not because he's trying to like Banksy.
will, however, cough up to having done Digbeth's devil.
According to studies, symptoms of summer allergies such as runny nose, itchy eyes, cough with phlegm
and hives can be more severe than in the cold season because they linger.
Contract awarded for suction probe acquisition closed circuit with control valve phlegm