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I have had a cough for about a month. It got bad when I had

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I have had a cough for about a month. It got bad when I had a cold and since then it appears as though it is not as bad and does not prevent me from doing chores. I smoke 10 or 12 cigarettes at night time. When I wake or turn during the nigh I clear my throat more than cough.
I have not lost weight or appetite. My doctor stated that the cilia clean the lungs during sleep hence the morning cough. The mucous has no blood or a hint of it. Doctor says I am experiencing a smokers cough. Some people cough like this all the time.
I know what my first item on my agenda is;stop smoking. Do you agree with my doctor. Incidentally, I don't get shortness of breath.
Dr. D.J. :

The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.

Dr. D.J. :

Hi there,


This is Dr. D.J., experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.


I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Dr. D.J. :

I do agree with your doctor.

Dr. D.J. :

THis is likely smoker's cough.

Dr. D.J. :

Quitting smoking will help ultimately.

Dr. D.J. :

However, I will also suggest a chest XRay if not done recently to rule out any underlying lung condition.

Dr. D.J. :

Best wishes,

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Dr. D.J. : The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.
Dr. D.J. : Hi there,
This is Dr. D.J., experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
Dr. D.J. : I do agree with your doctor.
Dr. D.J. : THis is likely smoker's cough.
Dr. D.J. : Quitting smoking will help ultimately.
Dr. D.J. : However, I will also suggest a chest XRay if not done recently to rule out any underlying lung condition.
Dr. D.J. : Best wishes