British Lung Foundation
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I know it's not an infection

Before I quit smoking i had a terrible wheeze and cough .. when I stopped the wheeze and cough disapeared within a week and nothing since ...last 2 days iv coughed just once and brought up phlegm I hasten to add clear and very small amount is this my lungs returning to normalish advice please slight wheeze on force but it's been like that since I stopped smoking 🙄🙄

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As your lungs start to get use to not smoking the cilla start to work again and this could be the cause of the cough and the sputum me duck...lol....it happened to me.

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Sorry should be spelt cillia

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I knew my wee hairys bits grew back it was just the one cough yesterday and today but feel fine otherwise mush lol x

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Me duck! That sounds like Notts/Derbyshire to me 😀

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Hi

It can take up to nine months to clear your lungs of all the junk accumulated through smoking. Keep up the fluid intake.

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Thanks stone I drink water like a fish just bits starting to knit back together xx

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