On a scale from 1 to 911, how bad is bloody phlegm?
Problem first arose on Sunday, I think. Sore muscles, cough w/phlegm, stuffy/runny nose. Chills that evening, and the following evening. I’m off of the cold/flu meds now.
Per the typical pattern, I spend the next few weeks coughing up phlegm, and then we’re done. It usually ranges from pale green to slightly sickly brown, sometimes solid-ish, sometimes not.
This is the first time that it’s had noticeable amounts of blood in it. Not a lot, though I think that there’s more per loogie now than at the outset.
The coughs aren’t as frequent as the last time I was sick (6 – 7 little bouts per day, not all of them productive), but they do cause more pain coming up.
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