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When I have a coughing fit brought on by either laughing or drink going down the wrong way I run out of breath to the extent that I black out

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

The coughing fits have been going on for years but I have always been able to get my breath back but of late I have been blacking out

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

I was a heavy smoker but gave them up over 40 years ago my lung capacity is not very good

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How old are you? Male or female? Do you get pneumonia often?
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