hi i am a 39 year old male with a substantial smoking history..one year ago i came down with a congested chest that produced yellow mucus in the mornings.I immediatelly quit smoking and went to docters.Was given antibiotics a few times,but did not improve.This went on for months until i saw a pulmonary docter.x ray normal,spirometry supra normal,ct scan normal,bronchoscopy normal,sputum sample showed heavy growth of haemophilis parainfluenzae and immunology showed low anti bodies to h. influenzae.Was given antibiotics and hib vaccine.Basically i dont feel any better,i still have congestion,breathing problems and yellow mucus most mornings.This has gone on for a year now and i am very concerned,can you shed any light on this matter and is there any chance of getting back to normal..thanks
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