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I was hospitalized for three days for low blood oxygen

Patient: I was hospitalized for three days for low blood oxygen levels. Since they have released me I have a chronic cough producing greenish-phlegm. But all x-rays of my lungs are clear. Why am I producing phlegm when my lungs are clear?

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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