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Smoker, coughed foamy clear mucus with huge bubbles leaving dry throat. Possible reason?

I am a smoker, to begin. so, i was falling asleep when i woke up with a coughing attack (which has happened before) however, i coughed up foamy clear mucus that made huge bubbles and left me with a dry throat . i cant seem to clear it out of my throat even when i drink water. could this be because i didn t smoke as much as i usuallyppp do today?
Asked On : Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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Radiologist 's  Response
Apr 2014
Thanks for writing to HCM

There may be many reasons for cough at night. Causes may be asthma, COPD,infective etiology,post nasal drip,Gastro-esophageal reflux etc.
You need proper clinical examination and investigations.
Investigations includes chest X-ray(PA), routine hemogram,endoscopy etc.

Take Care
Dr.Indu Bhushan
Answered: Fri, 26 Jul 2013
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