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A 29-year-old male asked:

when i wake up in the mornings i cough up a clear but kind of brown mucus with flaky brown stuff in it what could it be?

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Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
Hematology and Oncology 39 years experience
Many things: It sounds like a common smokers cough but there are many other possibilities. You should get a checkup.

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Last updated Jan 1, 2019

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