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Increased chest phlegm: Increased chest phlegm is an increase in the amount of secretions or sputum that is coughed up out of the lungs. See detailed information below for a list of 8 causes of Increased chest phlegm, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Increased chest phlegm based
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Medical Conditions associated with Increased chest phlegm:
Cough (1407 causes), Wet cough (286 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Sputum symptoms (216 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Mucus symptoms (766 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Nose symptoms (2080 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Salivary gland symptoms (355 causes)
Symptoms related to Increased chest phlegm:
Cough (1407 causes), Pneumonia (241 causes), Chest infection (12 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Productive cough (133 causes), Respiratory tract infection, Common cold (712 causes), Lung infection (34 causes), Bronchitis (273 causes), Lung bleeding (4 causes), Nosebleeds (294 causes)
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