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A 31-year-old male asked:

Is it advisable to exercise (e.g., run, cycle) with a persistent cough and lung congestion? what is the worst thing that could be expected to happen?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
No: With respiratory congestion running can cause respiratory distress. Wait until you are better.

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Last updated Jul 1, 2013

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