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second opinion] Had a sore throat for about 6 weeks it eventually went but now I’ve got a sore throat and a cough I’m convinced it’s serious please help
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 5 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 5 months ago

how can I help?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I’m worried that’s it’s something more serious and y has is come back
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 5 months ago

how old are you?

do you smoke?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I’m 43 and yes I do
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Hello anyone there
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 5 months ago
Do you have allergies?
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
No
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 5 months ago
As you know smoking increases risk of infection. So likely another viral infection. Throat and lung cancer usually presents with bloody cough. It's reasonable to get a chest x-ray though. Is this helpful?
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I can’t rate you as it’s not showing for me to do
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 5 months ago

Did I do 5 star work for you?

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