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If you have been coughing for three weeks or more you need to see a doctor straight away.
Other symptoms of lung cancer include repeated chest infections, coughing up blood and breathlessness. Your doctor will ask a few questions and might suggest an x-ray.
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So if you've had a cough for more than three weeks you should see your doctor. Of course, in the vast majority of cases it won't be serious. But if there is ...
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