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A 32-year-old female asked:

What can it be when you cough blood in mucus?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 34 years experience
From 0 to 60----: It could be nothing OR it could be something. If you have risk factors for any type of lung cancer such as smoking, or inhalation of second hand smoke from those around you, work, etc. then, this could be important. You should capture some mucus in a sterile jar 3 times and see if you can find any more blood and take that in to your doctor for analysis. Chest X-ray to be done as well.
Last updated Sep 8, 2018
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