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Phlegm symptoms

Phlegm symptoms: Introduction

Phlegm is the mucus secreted in the respiratory passages and often expelled from the mouth such as in a cough....more »

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Causes of Phlegm symptoms:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Phlegm symptoms. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Phlegm symptoms: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Phlegm symptoms, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Phlegm symptoms Treatments

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Stories from Users for Phlegm symptoms

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Message Boards for Phlegm symptoms

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Diagnostic tests for Phlegm symptoms:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Phlegm symptoms. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Inspect phlegm for color and consistency
    • Feel over the sinuses for tenderness that would suggest acute sinusitis
    • Examine lymph nodes looking for enlarged cervical or Axillary lymph nodes which may indicate lung cancer
    • Examine for Horner's syndrome - e.g. dilated pupil and drooping of the upper eyelid which may indicate lung cancer.
    • Examine for possible causes of postnasal drip - e.g. sinusitis, ear infection, nasal polyps.
  • more tests...»

Phlegm symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Phlegm symptoms may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Phlegm symptoms

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Phlegm symptoms. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Phlegm symptoms: Deaths

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Phlegm symptoms: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Phlegm symptoms:

The list of organs typically affected by Phlegm symptoms may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Phlegm symptoms

The list below shows some of the causes of Phlegm symptoms mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Phlegm symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Phlegm symptoms. Of the 18 causes of Phlegm symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 15 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Phlegm symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Phlegm symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Phlegm symptoms?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Phlegm symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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Classifications of Phlegm symptoms:

Medical Conditions associated with Phlegm symptoms:

Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Swallowing symptoms (664 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Eating symptoms (2462 causes), Esophagus symptoms (3079 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Mucus symptoms (766 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Cough (1407 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Wet cough (286 causes), Sputum symptoms (216 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes), Salivary gland symptoms (355 causes)

Symptoms related to Phlegm symptoms:

Sputum symptoms (216 causes), Blood in sputum (124 causes), Cough (1407 causes), Mucus (766 causes), Sputum (25 causes), Fever (2274 causes), Foul smelling sputum (19 causes), Weight loss (2248 causes), Dyspnea (2922 causes), Stridor (695 causes), Hoarseness of voice, Hemoptysis (176 causes)

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