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What could be the cause of green phlegm after general anesthesia ?

is coughing up green phlegm after general anesthesia unusual?..had a failed surgery..they put me under but were unable to fix the problem in my throat because I have severe cervical arthritis and my head wouldn t tilt back far enough for the scope
Asked On : Mon, 26 Mar 2012
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mild cough with sputum could be because of the attempted instrumentation, it will clear up in a few days time, as regards your difficult intubation, endoscopic guided intubation will succeed.
hope your primary ailment is conservatively curable

Answered: Wed, 28 Mar 2012
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