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Coughing up blood during pregnancy

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Hemoptysis: Or coughing up blood is a steel riots issue. Would recommend evaluation asap.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
See doc.: This amount of blood is significant and needs explanation with a cxr to start.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Needs exam: Asthma patients can have significant complication of flu particularly when it attacks the lungs. The persistent cough is not as unexpected or worrisom... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Emergency ? !: Bleeding as you describe may be due to a local process but hemoptysis as described may also be life threatening depending on its source (lungs, of gr... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Galperin
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
May be-need to check: Airway irritation/ inflammation is the most common cause of coughing blood. Unless it's large amount, this should be self limited. However, if persist... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Blood from mouth: Blood from the mouth can be from a number of causes to include mouth and gum area, your tube to the stomach (esophagus) or even you lung or airway. Sm... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azmat Qayyum
Pulmonary Critical Care 34 years experience
May be : If it is swollen and acutely inflamed. Infected from viral or bacterial pharyngitis it may.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
Pulmonology 39 years experience
Not normal: Most common cause of hemoptysis (coughing up blood) is bronchits and pneumonia. Many other possibilites exist especially if he is a smoker including b... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
Pulmonology 45 years experience
Not really: Pneumothorax should mostly cause severe sob and chest pain, coughing blood can happen if it is traumatic causing mure severe injury or some pts ca... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
Pulmonology 45 years experience
Talk to you r dr: You should consult with your dr who ordered the test. He may refer you to a pulmonologist who will do further testing eg bronchoscopy.
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