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I got a viral cold around Thanksgiving. Went to cheat, & got bronchitis. Chest X-ray was clear. Was started on doxy BID, & prednisone 50mg x’s 5 days. It got better all of 2 days then sinus infection set in. Green mucus, pressure in head. Then my asthma kicked in again. Went back to dr.Another chest X-ray was done & was clear. Started on augmentin as well as another round of prednisone 40mg x’s 5 days. Now it feels like the upper right lung is still irritated. Only that part. Occasional wheeze, productive cough. No fever. Still blowing out occasional green mucus with blood from my nose (not chest). I stopped taking Advair 250/50 a week ago & felt better up until 1/10. I went back to the ER tonight & was put back on a prednisone taper beginning at 60mg with Augmentin to be taken for 7 days. I’m 35 years old, & smoker (currently working on quitting).Is this a sign of lung cancer?
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Doctor: Dr. Mo, Board Certified MD replied 7 months ago

Have you been coughing up any blood or have you been having weight evere weight loss during this time?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No. Just blood specs when I blow my nose, & I actually gained weight recently from the holidays.
Doctor: Dr. Mo, Board Certified MD replied 7 months ago
Based on everything that you’ve said it’s quite unlikely for this to be any kind of cancer. I suspect that it’s just a prolonged infection. And that should resolve with some time. I don’t think you have anything serious to worry about such as lung cancer or any other cancer.
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