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A 52-year-old male asked:

Every time i lie down i cough up clear water i did have a upper lobe removed from my lung due to cancer about three years ago last few days rough breathing suddenly now coughing up liquid should i be worried?

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Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
If recent onset, may be an episode of acute bronchitis. If longer, could be worsening of underlying lung disease or change at site of prior lobectomy. Reflux also possible. In any case, you need to get this evaluated by your doctor promptly
Last updated Apr 30, 2021

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