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When i wake up in the morning and i have to spit phlegm out its like a brownish streaks in it and sometimes small amounts of blood. also my chest feels tender on my upper chest are those heart attack symptoms? i have anxiety also ive stopped smokin

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Possible bronchitis: You may have a respiratory infection and require antibiotics. I would recommend a culture and cytology analysis of the sputum. The tenderness of the chest wall may be related to inflammation of the chest wall muscles.

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