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Dr. Mitchel Schwindt
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Chronic cough: A prolonged cough can occur for a number of reasons. Common causes include allergies, exposure to mold or other environmental toxins, GERD as well as ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Bronchitis?: Pneumonia ? You need a chest x- ray beside an exam. See your doctor. I hope this helps. If you want to talk more about it contact me by e-mail or text ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: We used to determine need for antibiotics based upon phlegm color but no more. Majority of upper respiratory illnesses are due to viruses which won't ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Smoker: It likely means you are a smoker and this is a side effect of smoking. Stop smoking and problem will disappear.
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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Cough: Drink lots of water try plain Mucinex (guaifenesin) but it's best to have it checked out could be early infection
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
True, true, and...: ... Probably related. Smokers cough is very common, and though i can't confirm that this is related to "smokers cough", you should see your doctor and ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Brown specs: Please go to the Pharmacy and I am confident they will recommend the right medicine for you. You will not need a prescription but you will have to pay ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Bronchitis: Cough with sputum production is bronchitis. Could be viral or bacterial and worsened by smoking or other inhaled irritants. If your symptoms progress- ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
40 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Rusty sputum: stop smoking check with your doctor
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Okay : If you only have a cough and are otherwise healthy (no fever, chills, weight loss, body aches) then i would make an appointment with your doctor next ... Read More
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