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A 29-year-old male asked:

After the flu, with a lasting cough with some white and yellow phlegm, it is now seeming to make it into top of my lungs, does this mean pneumonia is coming?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Chronic cough: If the cough lasts more than 3 weeks after the flu, please see your PCP. For acute fever, shortness of breath and worsening cough, a visit to your physician for further management is recommended. Fluids, rest, fever control and an over the counter cough preparation may help to relieve the symptoms.

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Last updated Oct 17, 2019

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