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would catarrh and a tickly throat and a cough likely to be

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would catarrh and a tickly throat and a cough likely to be bronchitis
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cough and sputum and tickly through could be bronchitis or pneumonia or even strep throat or viral pharngitis or asthma

bronchitis could be viral or bacterial in nature.

a sputum culture could help tell if there is a bacterial infection in the lungs or not.

do you have a fever?

do you have a doctor you can see who can perform a sputum culture?
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