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Pus in sputum

Pus in sputum is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with pus in sputum often receive prothrombin time assay, x-ray computed tomography, corneal transplant, transurethral resection of prostate (turp), coronary thrombolysis, control of epistaxis, ct scan abdomen and procedures on spleen .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with pus in sputum include amoxicillin, beclomethasone nasal product, carbidopa / levodopa, estrogens, conjugated (usp) (premarin), medroxyprogesterone, dexamethasone topical product, ranitidine, pantoprazole, augmentin, levofloxacin (levaquin), methylprednisolone (medrol), chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine and air .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for pus in sputum include age 30-44 years age 5-14 years. On the other hand, age 15-29 years almost never get pus in sputum.

Age

< 1 years
0.3x
1-4 years
0.1x
5-14 years
3.8x
15-29 years
0.0x
30-44 years
1.8x
45-59 years
0.8x
60-74 years
1.2x
75+ years
0.1x

Sex

Male
0.4x
Female
1.4x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.9x
Hispanic
1.2x
White
1.1x
Other
0.2x
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