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I am constantly swallowing flem and coughing, i feel like

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Hey my name is ***** ***** am constantly swallowing flem and coughing, i feel like theres something stuck in my throat but i feel no lumps. I used to smoke marijuanna and i used alfoil to smoke it with, i heard that can put air bubbles in you. I feel like i am suffocating sometimes.
It is also hard to breath sometimes, a lot of the time.
I have schizophrenia. And i am a smoker, about 40 ciggarettes every 3 to 4 days. I feel a crackling on my neck also.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Hi Paul. Good to meet you

I am worried you have lung disease like COPD

This can occur from smoking both cigarettes and marijuana

You need lung tests called PFTs

Pulmonary function tests

I would ask your doctor to refer you for these

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

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