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Is it a good sign if an ild patient starts having productive cough ?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Productive cough: Productive cough can be labeled "good" or "bad", as it is only one sign of a disease. Cancer can present with it, while a simple cold may demonstrate the same sign. More history and a physical exam is needed to sort things out.

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