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Cause of cough with phlegm and tightness in chest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   is this a real person
Doctor :  
Yes

User :   im having trouble breathing
User :   i dont know if its due to cold, allergies or asthma
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   im coughing and have tightness in the chest
User :   not bad but i feel it
Doctor :  
Do you have trouble breathing even during rest
User :   not as bad
Doctor :  
Do you have fever?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Do you have wheezing
User :   yes
Doctor :  
What is your age?
User :   27
Doctor :  
Since when are you having these troubles?
User :   i had asthma a long time ago but never had a recurring problem
User :   like just today
Doctor :  
When was the last time you had similar trouble
User :   28 years ago
Doctor :  
Sorry
User :   18
User :   i mean
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
So it was at age 10
User :   yes
Doctor :  
I need to ask you few more question before I can actually help you with some medication
Doctor :  
and advice
Doctor :  
appropriate
User :   also when i cough up phlegm i dont wheeze but then it comes back
Doctor :  
Do yu have it now?
Doctor :  
cough with phlegm
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Since when?
User :   ysince yestrday
Doctor :  
What is the color of it?
User :   green

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