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soft yellow colored spots on the back of my throat

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for almost 2 weeks now I've had phlegm in my chest. I've been coughing for 2 weeks also. I'm taking DayQuil when I wake up and NyQuil before bed. I used to not be able to sleep through the night with out getting up to cough but now that I take NyQuil I stay asleep through the night. sometimes I cough up phlegm and when I spit it out it was yellow-ish initially but now it's more spit colored. I also have soft yellow colored spots on the back of my throat and I don't know if those mean it's an infection or what. I haven't gone to see a doctor or gone to a clinic, I need to know all the possibilities. also I don't know if this is normal or not, but when I lean my head back and swallow, there's a hard lump I feel, almost like an Adam's apple. I'm a 16 year old girl. please help.


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replied July 19th, 2014
Cold, Flu and Viral Infections Answer A48405
Thank you for asking.
Nyquil is flu and cold remedy and this condition leads 5 post nasal dripping that causes sore throat and. Phlegm stuck In throat situation. Yellow color indicates a virus infection most likely and will self resolve.get symptomatic cough remedies and expectorant. There is nothing to worry about.
Seek a pulmonologist for further management. Visit our health centre for further guidance.
Take care


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