My husband had a dry cough for about two months, and then decided to quit smoking last August. The cough did not clear up. The doctor took an x-ray said it was normal. After a couple more months the cough became pleghmy like and he spits up easily after coughing. It is a white sticky mucuous, sort of stringy. The doctor put him on Spiriva, which made him lose his breath easily. He has been using Flovent HFA110MCG INH 12GM 2 puffs per day since 4-20-2010. It has helped cut down on the coughing and pleghm, but he quit using it a few days ago because it was affecting his vocal cords. Now he is coughing and spitting up the mucousy stuff, and sounds wheezy in the head at night. I am very worried, that the doctor has not ordered more tests. What should I do? He is not very worried, but I am very worried. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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