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A 22-year-old male asked:

I have (cough with sputum for 2 week) what is your diagnosis??

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Productive cough: Greetings Peter. Wouldn't it be grand if being a doctor was as easy as you might think! The possible causes for your productive cough are numerous. Allergy, Infection (bacterial, fungal, parasitic, viral), reflux, Bronchiectasis, neoplastic, exposure related, even ear wax is a possibility. Just to name a few! See your doctor for a more thorough history and physical.

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Iraq
A 22-year-old male asked:

I have cough with sputum for 2 weeks what is your diagnosis?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Hard to say: Common things being common, it's likely a viral tracheobronchitis often referred to as a viral upper respiratory tract illness. But without knowing more about your symptoms like any sinuses issues, shortness of breath, wheezing, sneezing/itchy face or eyes, it could range from allergies to postnasal drip to pneumonia and even tuberculosis. If it's not getting better on its own seek help inperson

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Last updated Sep 5, 2015

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