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How come I cough up phlegm?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Possibilities...
If you have a productive cough chronically, you may have chronic bronchitis, a form of COPD typically caused by smoking.
You should see your doctor as this can be treated and symptoms lessened. If you still smoke, smoking cessation is also needed and your doctor can help with this as well.

In brief: Possibilities...
If you have a productive cough chronically, you may have chronic bronchitis, a form of COPD typically caused by smoking.
You should see your doctor as this can be treated and symptoms lessened. If you still smoke, smoking cessation is also needed and your doctor can help with this as well.
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