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A 29-year-old male asked:

soar throat and trouble speaking , it hurts a lot and coffed up little pieces of blood. is it normal for a flu? people at work have the flu.

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Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 36 years experience
Possible: Severe coughing can rupture small blood vessels in your tracheobronchial tree. However, if your hemoptysis (coughing up blood) should persist, you need to see a doctor to r/o tumor and tb.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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