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Chest pain and blood in sputum

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vanessa Neal
17 years experience Pediatrics
Bloody Sputum: Hello Rebecca. You may have a medical condition in your lungs separate from your asthma or an infection. I recommend you seeing a doctor as soon as po ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Cooke
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Bronchoscopy: Ask for a bronchoscopy. A flexible camera that looks at the inside of your lungs and upper airway. Can be done by a pulmonologist or thoracic surgeo ... Read More
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Blood in sputum: You are already under care of your doctor. Blood in sputum for four weeks should not be ignored. If by now, you do not have a definite answer suggest ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Sputum: With negative chest CT lower pulmonary process unlikely. That is tumor, pneumonia etc. However still problem. ALLERIES, BRONCHITIS, SINUS.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I can understand why: you feel apprehensive. Your chest pain & tightness combined with sputum changes (which might not be from lung) and smoking history would making se ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Hakimi
12 years experience Internal Medicine
See a lung doc: This is a complicated question that requires a thorough review of your medical history, where you've lived, and what exposures you've had. You're prio ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kahn
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: although most calcified Tyler lymph nodes are caused by benign conditions such as infections ( for example histoplasmosis, tuberculosis) or diseases s ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Time for ER or UC: If you are having chest pain and breathing issues, you need evaluated by a dr, now, to see what is going on. If 23yo, more likely a respiratory issue, ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILIP MATLEY
Specializes in
Consult your doctor: Black spots in the sputum can indicate bleeding and where this is combined with chest pain it definitely needs to be checked out by your doctor.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes and no: There is no active virus in the vaccine but in some people it "stimulates" a memory and they can develop serious flu like symptoms. On occasion peop ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Bice
Specializes in Pulmonology
If it's treated...: If your partner has a urinary tract infection with proteus as well, and is being treated with an antibiotic, this may be treating Proteus in the sputu ... Read More

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