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When did the symptom start?
Approximately 2-3 weeks ago.
Do you have any other symptom?
A feeling of tightness in chest region.
Are you feeling any pain in chest?
How is your temperature?
Do you have any past illness?
Other than thyroid, nothing
Are you taking any medicine?
I have tried an expectorant once or twice.
Do you smoke?
yes, unfortunately. A pack a day.
Phlegm can come from a few factors.
When you feel tightness in the chest, there can be a cause in the chest.
An infection can be there.
You may not have fever or pain always.
Obstructive lung disease, bronchiectasis, asthma, allergy can cause it.
Sometimes, heart conditions can cause congestion in lungs & phlegm.
I would suggest to take an examination by doctor without further delay.
You can need a few tests like X ray, blood counts, sputum tests etc.
I was wondering about that. I have had bronchiectasis within the past year, and as of lately have experienced stomach problems. I will contact my doctor. Thanks.
In bronchiectasis, lots of phlegm can come out.
Yes, I took antibiotics last year for the problem. Michiganders seem to suffer a lot from this issue. Thank you for your time and effort. Take care.
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