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A 25-year-old female asked:

smoked heavily for 3 years. a year ago started spitting bubbly clear phlegm persistently, but no cough. sometimes brown specks. it rises up my throat, or sometimes it collects slowly in the back, everyday. no other discomfort. no shortness of breath?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Immediately: Immediately present to your General Physician, Urgent Care, or preferably the ER. You need to be examined. Please don't delay.

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