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A 48-year-old male asked:

Smoker quit 10 mos ago.. chronic dry cough 2 mos rt chest pain and rt upper back pain 2 clear chest x ray and 1 clear chest ct scan.. runs 5km a day.. lung cancer?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
COPD: Discuss pulmonary testing with your physician. Inhalers to control the cough may be helpful. COPD is common among smokers.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Pulmonologist: Any cough lasting longer than 2 weeks warrants an evaluation, preferably by a chest doctor. Wish you good health!

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Last updated Aug 17, 2020

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