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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have had a cough for over a week now and it is now hard to breath without coughing. i taste blood a lot too? i take atenolol for fast heart beat

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
MGT: You may have an infection, symptoms of asthma or another underlying cause related to your cardiac condition. It would be advisable to see your PCP for an evaluation. If you are producing mucus it may be sent to the lab for analysis. Have you had a flu vaccination this year? Do you have a fever? Testing may also include pulmonary function tests and a chest radiograph to help determine the cause.

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