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A 26-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing cough (quality: barky, hoarse, or hacking sounds, with phelgm or mucus, chronic cough) (worsened by: lying flat, worse at night) . the following also describe me: chest congestion, cigarette smoking, generalized weakness, and chest pain

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Cough: Your chest congestion is made worse in a lying position at night.It is more difficult t handle.your phlegm in this positionYou would do better with 2 propped up pillows. A third strike against you is your bad habit of smoking.Resolve to stop after you are better

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