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A 50-year-old female asked:

I have copd and had mersa in both lungs 10/03/11. i have not been sick since , however i work in a pharmacy and have developed a severe cough . i puke.?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
ABECB: Acut bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (abecb) is a possible diagnosis. COPD exacerbation may occur a few times each year. Other aggravating conditions such as gerd should be considered. Youalso need sputum tests and a ct chest.
Dr. Richard Williams
Pharmacy 19 years experience
Could be many things: The cough can certainly be related o your COPD. Vomiting can be from many causes including GERD, hiatal hernias and even excess mucus from your COPD. Some medications can also cause this line ACE inhibitors for high blood pressure. Check your medications with the pharmacist and do see you physician about the persistent cough and vomiting. Good Luck
Last updated Nov 28, 2017


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