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Spitting up blood after smoking

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Dr. Alvaro Aranda
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Not good: Either a direct irritation , an infection a damage on airways by the chronic irritation ora cancer get expert evaluation rigth away.

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Marx
Pain Management 48 years experience
Need more Eval: Probably need to see a chest specialist. Might need to have bronchoscopy where they look down into the lung. They might do cultures for bacteria and f... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: Chest pain, shortness of breath and spitting up blood are a concerning set of symptoms, as they could signal an infection, blood clot in the lung , or... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 51 years experience
Airway bleeding: This may be from the lungs or bronchus, or another sourse causing blood to enter the airway and produce a cough. Best to see an otolaryngologist to de... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Get checked out!: This may be due to problems with your teeth, sinuses, lungs, your esophagus, as well as other causes. It is getting no better, so the problem is not ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
See doctor...: Coughing up blood, called hemoptysis, is usually due to bronchitis. However, it can also be due to malignancy. So, you need to see your doctor to rule... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Prob NL recovery: This is prob normal. Your scabs on your tonsils are drying up & sloughing at about this time into your recovery. So minor bleeding is OK. Watch... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
See a dentist: Spitting out small amounts of blood can indicate that your gums are bleeding. This would be caused by Gingivitis. Careful brushing of teeth especially... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Not normal: You need to determine where the blood is coming from. Could be your gums, could be from stomach, nose, sinuses, etc. Seek a medical and a dental consu... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Almost never: Hemoptysis can occur in advanced cases of rheumatic heart disease with mitral stenosis. It's very rare. It is much more likely that you're spitting bl... Read More

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