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A 21-year-old female asked:

I am getting over my cold. but i still have this bad cough. hurts my lower back and side, coughing up.blood, and mucus stuck in my chest. earache too ?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Exam and chest xray: You should be examined for severe bronchitis or possible pneumonia. Never ignore bloody expectoration. A chest film and antibiotics are a logical suggestion. Stop smoking!
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