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Is it normal to cough up blackish phlegm after you quit smoking?
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Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Congratulations!
Quitting smoking was one of the most important things you can do for your health so i'm very excited for you.
How long ago did you stop? If it was recently, your body may still be ridding itself of the many toxins and particles you were inhaling before. If it is lasting for more than a few weeks, please see your specialist in adult care- family medicine or internal medicine.

In brief: Congratulations!
Quitting smoking was one of the most important things you can do for your health so i'm very excited for you.
How long ago did you stop? If it was recently, your body may still be ridding itself of the many toxins and particles you were inhaling before. If it is lasting for more than a few weeks, please see your specialist in adult care- family medicine or internal medicine.
Dr. Ronda Alexander
Dr. Ronda Alexander
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Dr. Hatem Asad
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Blachish phlegm
Phlegm is a result of airway inflamation, which can be of variable color. It is also important to pay attention to the volume, consistancy, timing and associated symptoms such as wheezing and shortness of breath.
In general, darker is assocaited with more inflamatory responce that usually lightens up as the condition improves, with the improvement of the other symptoms noted above.In conclusion yes.

In brief: Blachish phlegm
Phlegm is a result of airway inflamation, which can be of variable color. It is also important to pay attention to the volume, consistancy, timing and associated symptoms such as wheezing and shortness of breath.
In general, darker is assocaited with more inflamatory responce that usually lightens up as the condition improves, with the improvement of the other symptoms noted above.In conclusion yes.
Dr. Hatem Asad
Dr. Hatem Asad
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