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A 41-year-old female asked:

After 2 weeks of shortness of breath i was coughing up thick green phlegm for two days. now yesterday i couldnt cough phlegm but coughed 1 tsp of blood. saw doc two days before says viral. still sob.?

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Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Cxr: I think at this point at least a chest x ray to begin with is reasonable since you have been having these symptoms for quite some time and with ongoing sob. Talk to your provider.

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