coughing up


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Noun1.coughing up - the act of expelling (food or phlegm) by coughing
ejection, forcing out, expulsion, projection - the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
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Red flags include coughing up blood-tinged phlegm, a great deal of phlegm or phlegm that is turning thicker and darker; fever; shortness of breath; and wheezing.
There are also certain 'red flags', such as coughing up blood, a wheeze which won't go away or chest pain, all of which warrant a trip to the doctor.
Tuberculosis Symptoms: A persistent cough, often with extreme tiredness, weight loss, night sweats and coughing up blood.