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Cough every spring and fall for past 40 years some times cough up small amount of bright red blood but frist time i have got a sore thort ang dificult swallowing

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
If : If a patient has had recurrent hemoptysis (coughing up blood), then a medical evaluation is in order to determine the cause. Hemoptysis can be caused by infections, prior infections, or irritation to the throat or even the nose.
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