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Increased formation of black mucus with throat pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Hi
User :   I have throat problem
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   25 yrs, Female,5.2 height,48 kg
User :   No
User :   dependents : no, not married
Doctor :   Since when do you have this problem and what kind of throat problem are you having
User :   every month i get cold, but no running nose, but can't spit out mucus.
User :   sometimes some black comes out with mucus
Doctor :   Since when are you having this symptoms
Doctor :   ok.
User :   few months
Doctor :   are you working in Mining areas..
Doctor :   or exposed to coal in any form
User :   no.
Doctor :   do you have severe cough or any breathlesness
User :   no
User :   n i can't gargle
Doctor :   Do you have any difficulty in swallowing too
Doctor :   like liquids or solids
User :   no
Doctor :   Have you got examined by the Physician
Doctor :   for the same
User :   i had.. but there was no problem.
Doctor :   did not get you on that one
User :   i meant i had been examined.. but doctor said there is no problem...
User :   n sometimes there is some blood with mucus.
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Which area or place are you chatting from
User :   last time i was told i had some throat problem.
User :   bangalore
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Yes there are possibilities of you having throat problem or having some infection with the Lungs too
User :   ok
Doctor :   since thick Black Sputum occasionally with Blood has couple of possibilities 1) Bronchiectasis for which you should have lot of cough
User :   Some times my chest pain.
Doctor :   2) Tuberculosis which also should present with cough
User :   but i don't get cough
Doctor :   but not always and there can be the Black color due to the Dust and the Pollution that you are traveling in
Doctor :   yes that can stay away
User :   ok.
Doctor :   Would recommend you to get the Sputum and the Chest X-Ray repeated and based on the findings we will be able to suggest you better measures of treatment
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done while I type the information you needed.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   i filled the feedback form
User :   not much...
User :   just one QW
Doctor :   sure
User :   i have some gastric problem... does it related to chest pain
Doctor :   Yes it will be in the Epigastric region that would be the middle portion just where the twoo rib cages join where you have the pain
Doctor :   and that can be related to diet or food intake too
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