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i have an occasioal cough that produces thick white mucus.

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Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019
Question: i have an occasioal cough that produces thick white mucus. i was told I have a bronchial and lung infamation and have been on Advair and another inhaler for two weeks. Do you think my cough could be related to a sinus problem? When I first started taking the inhalers I had a lot of nasal congestion which I don't have now. i don't have a cold now and didn't when thus started.
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Answered by Dr. Anders Mark Christensen (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
It may be both

Detailed Answer:
Hi Bigtony,

Perhaps you have a type of allergy - Have you been tested for this? As long as the inhalers work, all is good, but it could sound asthmatic or like hay fever.

Best wishes.
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i have an occasioal cough that produces thick white mucus.

Brief Answer: It may be both Detailed Answer: Hi Bigtony, Perhaps you have a type of allergy - Have you been tested for this? As long as the inhalers work, all is good, but it could sound asthmatic or like hay fever. Best wishes.