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Fever,cold,sore throat,coughing mucous and skin tissue like substance.

I ve been suffering from a fever sickness cold sore throat aches and pains for a week now and my chest has been rattlely for 2 days I just coughed up a four inch slim piece of something that I thought was mucus but on closer inspection it looks lik skin tissue I m worried part of my lung has come off who ever the rattle in my chest has now gone
Asked On : Wed, 11 Apr 2012
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Skin tissue is not present in the lung. You are suffering from either a viral or bacterial infection. The slime that you coughed up is called expectorate, and is the excess mucus that your bronchi (tubes in the lungs) are producing. Expectorate can be transparent, white, yellow/green (if infected with bacteria). It is highly unlikely that your lung tissue has come out.
The rattling in your lungs is because of the excess mucus, again.
Do regular steaming to liquefy the mucus, drink lots of fluids, take rest, have nutritious food with less oil and spices. If the cough does not settle down, or your fever goes up, consult your physician.

All the best!
Answered: Wed, 11 Apr 2012
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