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A 47-year-old female asked:

is there any other symptoms other than the feeling of water filling up in the chest & coughing for fluid in the lungs?

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Dr. Robert Stachler
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Fluid in the lung: As doctors, fluid in the lung means a pleural effusion which i seriously doubt you have. Your cough is probably a bronchitis. If you smoke you should not be surprised to feel this way. If you do not smoke and you are coughing up colored secretions, you will need an antibiotic if there is an infection. Are you wheezing? You may need a pulmonary medication to help you. See your family doctor.

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