Coughed up something

Patient

Q: I just contracted a cold..again, a couple of days ago. When I coughed, a chunk of "stuff" came up..it was bloody..a little white in color, like flesh color, and also had black lines in it. I'ts freakin me out.. I don't know if its maybe from the nasal spray Im using..or, if it has anything to do with me being a smoker for 30 years.

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