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A 35-year-old female asked about a 63-year-old male:

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
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 57 years experience
Smoker's bronchitis: If he smokes, or has recently stopped smoking, he could have a lung problem. He should see his doctor.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Your Uncle: Your Uncle needs to be seen immediately by a Physician, Bleeding is not normal. Persistent coughing is not normal.

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Last updated Dec 19, 2019

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