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Sputum: The phlegm like substance that is expelled from the bronchi, trachea, and lungs. See detailed information below for a list of 25 causes of Sputum, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Mucus material produced by the cells lining the respiratory tract.
- (Source - CRISP)
Mucus and other matter brought up from the lungs by coughing.
- (Source - National Cancer Institute)
The list below shows some of the causes of Sputum mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Sputum. Of the 25 causes of Sputum that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Sputum' 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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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Sputum based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Sputum:
Sputum symptoms (216 causes), Cough (1407 causes), Wet cough (286 causes), Salivary gland symptoms (355 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Sputum:
Saliva symptoms (340 causes), Blood in sputum (124 causes), Dry mouth (318 causes), Drooling (340 causes), Acute pulmonary oedema, Bronchiectasis, Lung abscess (33 causes), Empyema with pleuro-bronchial fistula, Pleural empyema, Cyst (86 causes), Mediastinal abscess, Subphrenic abscess, Intrahepatic abscess
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