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What does a lung cancer cough sound like

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Respiratory illness: It definitely sounds like you have a respiratory illness with sputum production. If you have fevers, you should definitely go in to see the doctor.Flu... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Sputum : This is possibly rhinitis ( inflammation of the inside of the nose) or sinus infection. This is not consistent with lung cancer. Speak to your doctor ... Read More
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Nasal sample: Provide a sample in your physician’s office. Nasal saline rinses and avoid smoke,dust,mold and pollen. Consider allergy testing. Treatment may include... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Symptoms: Suggest asthma or reactive airway disease. While lung cancer cannot be ruled out, does not seem likely in this context. Talk to your treating doc abou... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Blood: At 25yo it would be unlikely to have lung cancer, but none-the-less, truly coughing up blood is something that needs to be evaluated further. A simpl... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Very low: Tracheitis or bronchitis more likely. But follow up with primary care.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Can't tell: Sounds like nothing because you have provided no info. Anyways, I suggest you visit your physician if you have a persistent physical problem. We can... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Very low: The risk at this stage is very low. If you have not quit smoking, do it now while you are ahead. Do not get into e-cigarettes or chewing tobacco. Stay... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Symptoms: sounds like you have anxiety, nothing you describe sounds like lung cancer or anything more than musculoskeletal pain in the chest wall
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Please see your PCP, and a chest image may be indicated. If you see blebs on the skin, have difficulty breathing, please see the Emergency Department.... Read More

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