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Is it ok to caugh before the doctor listens to my lungs many thanks ?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Coughing may clear the large airways to make it easier to hear the underlying lung sounds.
Sometimes your doctor wil first listen, then ask you to cough and then listen again.

In brief: Yes

Coughing may clear the large airways to make it easier to hear the underlying lung sounds.
Sometimes your doctor wil first listen, then ask you to cough and then listen again.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Coughing before or after the doctor listens to one's lungs is fine to do.
However, one should not cough in the direction of the doctor, to avoid getting the doctor sick.

In brief: Yes

Coughing before or after the doctor listens to one's lungs is fine to do.
However, one should not cough in the direction of the doctor, to avoid getting the doctor sick.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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