A 41-year-old female asked:
I started getting sick a week ago. it went into my chest and past two days i have had terrible cough. i woke this morning an coughed up blood. why?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Evaluation: A cough that has persisted a week and now causing hemoptysis (coughing up blood) deserves an evaluation by your physician. The blood may just be strain from the hard cough, but best to be sure with and evaluation and possibly a chest x ray.
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Last updated Sep 30, 2014
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