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A 39-year-old male asked:

I have been smoking for over 10 years and decided to quit successfully 2 months ago with no cravings of cigarettes. i however still have chest pains 2 months later when i take a deep breath in and out, is it normal?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Chest pain : Often after stop smoking, a patient temporarily has extra mucus which is a response to clean the lungs. Chest pain needs to evaluated by a doctor
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Last updated Apr 23, 2020

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