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4 possible causes of "Coughing up phlegm, Chest pai..."
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Coughing up phlegm
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Pleuritic chest pain
1. Chronic Bronchitis
Your bronchial tubes are responsible for delivering air to your lungs. When these tubes become inflamed, mucus can build up. The coughing and shortness of breath this causes is known as bronchitis. People often develo...
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Coughing up phlegm
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Muscle pain
2. Pneumonia
Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs. The infection may be caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. Pneumonia causes inflammation in your lung's air sacs, also referred to as alveoli. The alveoli fill with flui...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Coughing up phlegm
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Abscess of chest wall
3. Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially fatal contagious disease that can affect almost any part of the body but is mainly an infection of the lungs.
Symptoms:
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Coughing up phlegm
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Increased appetite
4. Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is a recessive genetic disorder that can lead to serious complications or even put your life at risk. It may cause severe problems in the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestine. It is an inherite...

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