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Old 06-02-2009, 12:06
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I have had a cold for a few days and it has now worked its way to my throat which is sore, and my chest which is wheezy. Everytime I cough and bring up phlegm it is yellow and always has small specs of blood mixed in with it, it has been like this for 2 days. I wheeze a bit when I breathe, but that is due to the cold and mucas on my lungs, so I expect that. I am a non-smoker.

Should I be worried, or is this natural ?
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Old 06-02-2009, 12:18
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It does happen sometimes after a cold, all the tubes get inflamed and sometimes bleed a little. If it persists for more than a couple of days, go straight to your GP though.
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Old 06-02-2009, 12:31
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You shouldn't be worried but should keep an eye on it. If it gets worse, if you feel worse, then go along to your GP.

But no need to panic.

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