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Acute bronchitis due to smoking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi, i've been having a cough recently
User :   and this morning i noticed some blood in my phlem
User :   can you tell me what might cause this?
User :   i am a smoker
Doctor :   hwo long have yo u been smoking
Doctor :   Since how many days you hve the phlegm coming out
User :   i've been smoking for about 10 years, am 33
User :   and the phlegm is recent, have had a cold
User :   it was a dry cough, so i took some cough syrup - corex
User :   for the past 2 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have fever
Doctor :   short of breath
User :   i had a fever last week, shortness of breath, when i go into a coughing fit, only for the past couple of days
Doctor :   I strongly feel you have acute bronchitis but get a physical examination done by a dcotor
Doctor :   for a prescription
User :   ok
User :   thank you
Doctor :   as yoiu migh tb knwoing
Doctor :   the treatment is only symptomatic
Doctor :   only stoping smoking can be useful for you
User :   yes
Doctor :   bye
User :   bye
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