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Do you cough up blood tinged sputum if you have emphysema?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 53 years experience
Not usually: Blood is more common with bronchitis.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Blood: Blood in sputum can suggest serious problems, see your doctor for evaluation.

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