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Coughing up thick mucus with blood

A male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
44 years experience
Well...: You seem to have enough symptoms to warrant an examination. If you do have a fever you should see a Dr. Today. the prognosis of a pneumonia is dire... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 11 years experience
Chronic cough: Most common causes for persistent cough include 1) gastric reflux 2) postnasal drip (sinus infection? Allergy?) 3) undiagnosed asthma or copd 4) medic... Read More
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
See your Dr: Blood in your sputum is a warning sign of possible cancer that should not be ignored. The source of the blood could be the lung itself, the bronchial ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends: The importance would depend on amount and origin. A little color can originate from your throat , back of the nasal passages or airway due to the mech... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Viral URI: A viral upper respiratory tract infection is likely and these usually resolve after a week or so. Treatment consists of resting and, drinking adequate... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
TB test: I would suggest an evaluation and upper airway examination. A TB test is advised.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Virus: Viral upper respiratory infections usually start in the throat, spread to the nose and in some cases down to the windpipe and bronchial tubes. If symp... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Cough: Inflammation of the respiratory tract is a common cause. Most likely bronchitis. Best to see a physician or schedule a virtual consult for help
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See your doctor: You need to have an evaluation by your doctor to find out what's going on.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cough: Cough that persists for a month warrants a doctor visit for examination and appropriate tests. Many conditions may cause cough, including infection, a... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 34 years experience
From 0 to 60----: It could be nothing OR it could be something. If you have risk factors for any type of lung cancer such as smoking, or inhalation of second hand smoke... Read More
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