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A 16-year-old female asked:

I am 16 years old and i have been coughing for a few days, i recently coughed up a tiny amount of blood and i'm concerned. i occasionally smoke weed?

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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
STOP WEEDS: If this tiny blood in sputum scares you enough, that is good. And stop Smoking weeds. It s addicting. Cough could be from Irritation from smoking not necessarily infection. Some times repeated coughing can cause blood tinged sputum. Nevertheless you should be examined by your pediaterician. or Family physician.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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