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How to stop coughing in lung cancer
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Moonanswered
Radiation Oncology 32 years experience
Not necessarily: If you have a cough that's new or won't go away you definitely should see your primary doc for an evaluation. (if you're coughing up blood, of course... Read More
5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Sewa Leghaanswered
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Not necessarily: Cough due to lung cancer is not any different than any other type of cough. Day or night time do not affect this symptom.
5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wrightanswered
surgery 58 years experience
Not a lot: But try nasal saline twice daily to decrease nasal mucus. Humidity- humidifier in sleeping area. Narcotic cough suppressant-codeine commonly.
4.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisianswered
Radiation Oncology 49 years experience
About 14% of: Smokers get lung cancer, but cough may be chronic bornchitis or emphysema. Other continued smokers get head and neck, bladder, pancreas cancers, heart... Read More
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Liawaty Hoanswered
Hematology and Oncology 25 years experience
Not too late to stop: Cough is a very common symptom in smokers.Especially if you are a chronic smoker, the chance that you have a chronic lung disease-like emphysema, bron... Read More
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. David Cookeanswered
Thoracic Surgery 24 years experience
Stop smoking!: The national lung screening trial has demonstrated that people who are aged 55-74, heavy smokers, or quit within 15 years have increased survival if t... Read More
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 37-year-old female asked:
If my cough is getting better but still there after 3 weeks, should i still be worried about lung cancer?
Dr. Bhaskar Raoanswered
61 years experience
Are you a smoker ? How much Has it been due to the weather change Do you have any sputum ?color red tinge ,green or yellow Did it bother you at nigh... Read More
Answered >2 years ago
A 28-year-old female asked:
My husband is 43 he has had an on and off cough for months he has smoked for 25 years the cough is worse when laying. i'm concerned he has lung cancer?
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
See doctor: A cough lasting more than two weeks needs to be checked out by a doctor.
345 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Greenfieldanswered
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Varies : Ranging from none to chronic smokers cough to violent coughing and coughing up blood.
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Mottanswered
Thoracic Surgery 31 years experience
Not really: Bleeding or hemoptysis occurs when a tumor erodes the lining of one of the airways or bronchi causing bleeding. This can happen in any stage of lung c... Read More
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 35-year-old male asked:
Pain in upper right back. slight cough for 2 months. 2 xrays and bloods. all fine. highly anxious now. could i have lung cancer. ?
Stop worrying: I can't promise you don't have a tiny lung cancer. You're a never-smoker, you're young, you have a "slight cough" (been checked for cough-variant asth... Read More
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 21-year-old male asked:
Male 21. non smoker active lifestyle. i seem to be getting frequent colds with little cough about every other month. how likely is lung cancer?
Dr. John Weaveranswered
Radiology 32 years experience
Essentially zero: Although there is some data suggesting that lung cancer occurs at a bit younger age in never-smokers compared with smokers, in the absence of (for ins... Read More
3.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 34-year-old female asked:
So scared have something like lung cancer, had cough for 7 weeks after cold, not easing. dr said chest and breathing ok and no other worrying symptom?
Workup: I trust you are not a smoker. This may be whooping cough -- it's up to your physician to consider a trial of antibiotics. It's worth asking whether yo... Read More
880 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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