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A 50-year-old male asked:

I've had fatigue and weight loss one year.doc said negative ct ruled out lung cancer (ex smoker).still worried as have some thick phlegm. any advice?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Follow up with your: doctor, thick phlegm can be from your lungs or more commonly from your upper airways, nose/sinuses, doesn't indicate lung cancer. You need evaluation, may be antibiotics, and probably some inhalers to control your cough and shortness of breath causing your fatigue symptoms, wish you wellness
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