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I have been a smoker for 7years.I quit &have been smoking an oil vapor e cig.I started coughing up small light grey chunks in my mucous.Is this normal?

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Dr. James Rotchford
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Not Normal

Coughing up small kight grey chunks in your mucous is not normal.
.But what is the cause. Sometimes after stopping smoking patients will actually produce more sputum/mucous for awhile because their "cilia" are no longer paralyzed. Why not also try a patch or some gum and see what that does? Hard to know all that's in the e-cigarette?

In brief: Not Normal

Coughing up small kight grey chunks in your mucous is not normal.
.But what is the cause. Sometimes after stopping smoking patients will actually produce more sputum/mucous for awhile because their "cilia" are no longer paralyzed. Why not also try a patch or some gum and see what that does? Hard to know all that's in the e-cigarette?
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