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This is most probably a cold which developed into brocnhitis and thus causing you to cough for such a long time. Phlemn is common with bronchitis and to solve it you should put your head under hot steam (shower steam) to open up your bronchi.

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Q: What kind of cold is it if you have a stuffy nose and have had a very bad cough for about 2 weeks but you only cough sometimes throughout the day?
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