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Can giving up smoking by going cold turkey cause weird breathing ?

I Gave up smoking by going cold turkey 2 week s ago, and was wondering why my breathing feel s weird sometime s and also why i haven t coughed any mucus up?
Mon, 9 Jan 2012
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hello,
welcome to hcm
thanks for the query
it may be upper respiratory infection may be viral one
you may need some antihistaminics like levocetrizine, and nasal decongestants like phenylephrine
take enough fluids
you can take steam inhalation
take care
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