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Why do I have black spots in my sputum Ive had several little

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Why do I have black spots in my sputum? I've had several little new medical things take place lately (impetigo, boils, many herpes outbreaks, almost 2 months of low-grade fever) but feel otherwise well. Sputum is clear, but full of dark black spots.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Su S replied 8 years ago.


Are you exposed to any environmental polution? Do you smoke cigarette? Do you have allergy or chronic cough? Any investigation?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
No environmental pollution. Do have an active allergy right now (I believe it to be caused by pollinating evergreens). Don't smoke cigarettes but did have access to some pot for about 3 months, which was all gone about 3 weeks ago. Pot smoking has never done this to me before, although this latest 3-month exposure was, for me, a long period of time. I don't usually smoke it at all.
Expert:  Dr Su S replied 8 years ago.
Thank you for the input,

Usually environmental pollution & smoking are the main causes in producing black spots . Apart from those it can be caused allergy or fungal infection. An examination of sputum is necessary to find the exact cause. You need to get an examination by doctor.

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