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Why now I am coughing after 2 or 3 cigarettes though I have been smoking for last 35 years ?

I have smoked for 35 years. The last 3 years I start coughing and gagging after my second or third cigarette in the morning. It tends to go away later in the day. What s the problem.
Asked On : Sat, 18 Feb 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,Welcome to HCM,
It seems that you are having chronic bronchitis.Due to congestion or irritation in the lungs in the morning you get coughing .
Quit smoking as early as possible.
You might have CPOD.
Go for X ray chest and CBC to rule out any pathology in the lungs.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Sat, 18 Feb 2012
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  Anonymous's Response
two much tar is your lungs each cigarette takes 12 mins off your life so stop smoking and try smokeless tobacco
Answered: Sat, 25 Feb 2012
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