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The Doctors shared an X-ray that revealed a dime inside a patient’s lung. Dr Raj Dasgupta joined the show, because the X-ray was actually from one of his patients, a 53-year-old man. The man had an history of asthma and was having an attack. He took a few puffs from his inhaler and his symptoms got a little better. But he started having a bad cough. Three weeks later he still had the cough but was also started to cough up some blood. Further examination revealed that the man actually inhaled a dime that had found its way inside the inhaler. Yet another reason to keep the cap on your inhaler!

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