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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Sputum symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
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Subtypes of Sputum symptoms:
Wet cough (286 causes), Sputum (25 causes), Bloody sputum (124 causes), Increased chest phlegm (8 causes), Coughing blood (224 causes), Productive cough (133 causes), Spitting blood (126 causes), Blood-stained phlegm (14 causes), Clear sputum (2 causes), Cough with sputum similar to chronic bronchitis (6 causes), Foul smelling sputum (19 causes), Foul smelling sputum similar to lung abscess (11 causes), Foul sputum odor in children (3 causes), Foul sputum odour in children (8 causes), Mucoid sputum (14 causes), Mucoid sputum as in case of asthma (14 causes), Mucopurulent secretions (24 causes), Mucopurulent sputum (24 causes), Purulent sputum (22 causes), Rust-colored sputum (3 causes), Tenacious sputum (2 causes), Unusual sputum odor in children (3 causes), Unusual sputum odour in children (19 causes), Thick, tenacious sputum (2 causes), Salivary gland symptoms (355 causes), Hemoptysis (176 causes), Decreased salivation (61 causes), Decreased salivary function (19 causes), Parotid Swelling (10 causes), Sudden onset of parotid enlargement, Enlarged parotid gland (31 causes), Gradual onset of parotid enlargement (13 causes), Salivary Gland Swelling (24 causes), Parotid gland enlargement (43 causes), Ptyalism (25 causes), Sudden onset of copious dribbling of saliva (7 causes), Increased salivation (59 causes), Phlegm symptoms (18 causes), Sudden onset of sialorrhea (12 causes), Salivary Gland Pain (25 causes), Hypersalivation in children (33 causes), Gradual onset of xerostomia (13 causes), Drooling (340 causes), Dribbling of saliva (8 causes), Bilateral parotid gland enlargement (26 causes), Drooling in children (27 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Sputum symptoms:
Cough (1407 causes), Wet cough (286 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Salivary gland symptoms (355 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Sputum symptoms:
Wet cough (286 causes), Sputum (25 causes), Bloody sputum (124 causes), Increased chest phlegm (8 causes), Coughing blood (224 causes), Productive cough (133 causes), Spitting blood (126 causes), Blood-stained phlegm (14 causes)
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