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Black streaks in mucus after quit smoking

i quit smoking 3 weeks ago. I ve been coughing up phlegm w/ black streaks since then but only in the morning. Is this normal? I have not had an x-ray but a doctor said my lungs sound clean from a stethoscope.
Asked On : Mon, 22 Aug 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Welcome to HCM
REad your prob, smoking is cause of bronhitis, as per your symptoms you have have been suffering from bronchitis so cough occur at morning, for it you shouls do chest physiotherapy only. if cough is untorable then start bronchiodilator after advising your doc. after quite smoking these persist for 6 to 10 month . so do not worry it subside after that period.
Answered: Mon, 22 Aug 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response

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it is not normal to have black string in sputum
you need to consult pulmonologist
avoid smoking ,stress,alcohol
it may be due to upper respiratory problem
aspergilosis may cause such symptom ,but i dont think it in your case

i hope i answered your question
Answered: Mon, 22 Aug 2011
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