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Pain in left arm and spitting brownish yellow phlegm - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   ok let me sum this up
User :   I have been spitting up brown yellow phlegm for about a year and a half, I dont smoke im 22 and recently ive been having dull pains in my left arm, The dullness is maybe a inch long and it comes and goes, also when i eat alot both my lower sides by the kidney area has a dull feeling but goes away when i dont eat much, my right arm never feels weird, I also eat out "junk food" every day. Im not over weight. These have been going on for about a month on and off every day or so. I dont have health insurance and need to know if this is a doctor visit asap. please help me out in what this could be.. i also have maybe 2-3 small red dots on left are called something like Picate but my mom also has those
Doctor :   Let me read it.
User :   i also have a consistant cough
User :   ok
Doctor :   Can you describe about the pain?
User :   its more dull it never hurts
User :   and it is small but is sometimes on the upper arm and sometime my forearm
Doctor :   Do you feel the pain is worse while moving the shoulder?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i think i might have acid reflux
Doctor :   How frequently do you get the brownish yellow sput with the cough?
Doctor :   *sputum
User :   no its not with the cough it just comes up
Doctor :   *sputum with the cough?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   or sometime i have to hack to get it up
User :   never have truble swallowing
Doctor :   Do you have history of nasal bleeding?
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