• Question: Why do we get phlegm

    Asked by carmelmiso to Del, John on 21 Mar 2014.
    • Photo: John Foster

      John Foster answered on 21 Mar 2014:

      Phlegm is the liqudy mix of mucous and bactetia that you often cough up when you are ill. It helps remove the bacteria that are making you ill.

    • Photo: Adelle Thrower

      Adelle Thrower answered on 21 Mar 2014:

      like john said- its a way to help get rid of the illness.