A 63-year-old male asked:
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my 62 old, uncle for 2 yrs always has to clear his throught. from the time he wakes up to 7. when he brushes his teeth he hacks up phelm with blood.??

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Dr. George Shorago
56 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Smoker's bronchitis: If he smokes, or has recently stopped smoking, he could have a lung problem. He should see his doctor.
Answered on Feb 20, 2015
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Your Uncle: Your Uncle needs to be seen immediately by a Physician, Bleeding is not normal. Persistent coughing is not normal.
Answered on Dec 19, 2019

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