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Originally Posted by Mr_Super_Socks
if you are breathing hard in cold weather, you can get upper respiratory irritation. I get it sometimes. best thing for me is to take it easy in cold weather, and wear a balaclava or membrane over my mouth to keep the incoming air warm.
Keeping the incoming air warm is a good idea. I find that drinking plenty of liquids (especially hot tea) also helps.

Depending on how bad you have it, you may just want to ignore the problem. When it's cold, I frequently cough up white glop. The problem does not get worse from one year to the next, and it goes away when it's warm. I suspect this affects lots of people.
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