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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Cough with black phlegm. What are the possible causes ?

hi i would like to ask my husband has a cough and every time he split it out theres a plegm with color black and yesterday he split it up a plegm with black and a small blood what can yu suggest of a medicine and what do you think my husbands sick hi i would like to ask something i worried about my husband he has a plegm and every time he split it out there is a color black plegm and yesterday he split it out with a small blood .. what are the causes of his sick ANd what kind of sick that my husband had thank you
Fri, 29 Apr 2011
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Your husbands cough could be because of various reasons. It could also be a severe chest infection. Does he have any previous history of chest infection. if he is a smoker or he it could be related to occupation if at his workstation he inhales any harmful gases. I suggest you see a physician soon and get him evalated.
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