A 23-year-old female asked:
i m suffering from severe attacks of productive cough from 6 months with black streaks in sputom. chest xray is normal. cough usually begins at night?
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Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Possibilities: I would be concerned about asthma and tuberculosis i. Your case. I would also want to know about your work and living circumstances to see if there are any exposures. Reflux could trigger cough at night.
Last updated Jun 29, 2013
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