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My wife has had cold and cough for a few weeks. 56 years old, smoker. We already know she has scar tissue in lungs. Has coughed up blood a couple of times today

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?

Maybe 2 weeks. No other symptoms now

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

It's my wife, not me. She was diagnosed with conduits I think, inflammation of cartilage in lungs, 30 years ago.

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Health Professional: Dr. David, Doctor (MD) replied 11 months ago
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Health Professional: Dr. David, Doctor (MD) replied 11 months ago

I am sorry about your wife

she may need stronger cough suppressing medications

has she coughed up blood before?

I hope she can quit smoking.

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