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I;m coughing a lot and I have yellow phelm which i spit out.

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I;m coughing a lot and I have yellow phelm which i spit out. can't seem to lie on my back and breathe.

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How long the symptom is there?

Any test taken?

Is there any previous disease?

Thank you.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
From Sunday 1-29-2012 and I did not take any tests. No previous disease...
Thank you for the information,

The yellow sputum seems to be due to a bacterial infection.

Antibiotic can take some time to act.

It can take 2-3 days too to have its maximum effect.

But when you are unable to breath after taking it for 3 days without any improvement, I feel you need a review by doctor.

The antibiotic may not be working or there can be a complication.

An X ray chest, blood counts, sputum tests can be taken.

I hope this information helps.

I will be happy to assist, if you need any clarification.

Please feel free for any follow up query.

Best wishes.
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