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A 33-year-old male asked:

this might be a strange question, but can the air used for clearing your throat bring up phlegm from the lungs? no cough, but on occasion have found blood in sputum after clearing throat. also suffer from pn drip/allergies/asthma. worried about nsclc

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Cool air mist : Humidification of air improves clearance of mucus from the airway. Please avoid smoke and see your physician to discuss ruling out malignancy.

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