Signs and Symptoms of COPD

A Cough That Produces Sputum

Patients often report the need to clear their lungs or cough first thing in the morning to rid their bodies of the excess mucous in their lungs. This cough produces sputum that may be clear, white, yellow or greenish. Not everyone who has a cough with mucous develops COPD.

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July 14, 2014

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July 14, 2014