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A 28-year-old female asked:

my mom has a blood clot in her jugular vein& is coughing up blood & blood clots. the dr is saying that a clot in that vein is not serious is that true?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Venous thrombosis: can be lethal if the the blood clot in the vein travels to the heart, lungs or brain. Please get a second opinion. Coughing up blood ( hemoptysis) is particularly worrisome in view of a jugular venous clot.

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