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Wet cough

Characterized by expelling mucus or phlegm from the chest

A wet cough occurs when your body expels any excess phlegm from your respiratory system. This is often caused by the overproduction of mucus due to viral infections such as a colds or the flu.

This page provides information on wet cough: causes, symptoms, and treatments. There is also a Q&A service which gives you the opportunity to ask any further questions.

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