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Posted by: wenza | 2011/07/17

black phlegm in the morning

Please help, the 1st phlegm that i take out 1st thing in the morning has a streak of black in it. I don''t smoke and have never smoked. i work in the office all day long. This has been happening for a year now. What could be the reason for this?








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Wenza

Black phlegm can be due to clotted blood in your sputum. I suggest that you consult your doctor for an examination, sputum analysis and a chest x-ray.

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