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61 YEARS OLD SMOKED 43 YEARS NOW I FEEL PAIN IN LUNGS

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61 YEARS OLD SMOKED 43 YEARS NOW I FEEL PAIN IN LUNGS
Hello,

Greetings,

Since how long you are having this pain? In which side? Does it increase with respiration?Any cough? Any sputum , its color?

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
NO SPUTAM ONLY HACKING COUGH NOW EVERY MORNINGTO CLEAR BUT NOSE REQUIRES CLEARING EVERY MORNING LIKE A COLD REF 3 MONTHS AGO NEVER HAPPENED [ BUT EVERY MORNING IT DOES NOT MATTER FLAT OR TO WHICH SIDE [ NOW ALWAYS THE SAME ] IT IS IN MY HUMBLE OPINION FROM THE LUNGS [ COUGHING TO CLEAR ALL THE TIME AND THEN RESPITE BUT ONCE AGAIN MUST COUGH AND CLEAR THEN DURING THE DAY IT TAKES ME SUDDENLY AND MUST COUGH AND CLEAR
Thank you for the input.

The early morning sputum is characteristic of chronic bronchitis. Long smoking usually causes this. This may be associated with emphysema also . Other causes are any growth , heart diseases etc . As you have suspected it is coming from the lungs .This resource will help you in understanding the problem.

http://www.emedicine.com/med/topic367.htm

You need to consult doctor to have a physical examination .
You need to do some investigations like X ray , sputum examination etc to find out the condition of lung. If your doctor feels a scan may also be necessary.
In addition a cardiological or heart check up should also be taken

Hope this information will help you.

Any query, please ask.
Regards.
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