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Does cough and colds can be cause of sputum?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Sputum: Mucus production is normal. Excessive mucus production can be triggered by allergies, irritants and infections (viral, bacteria). Cough is frequently the body's reflex to expel mucus from the lower respiratory tract.

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