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A 18-year-old male asked:

i've been coughing hard enough to the point where i choke, i cough up green and tannish phlegm. i also get chest pain. should i see a doctor?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
Bronchitis: I think you should. Could be bronchitis, post nasal drip, or sinusitis.
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Yes you should, you might need antibiotics.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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