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Can general long time or over use of an albuteral hfa inhaler sometimes cause coughing up a little bit of blood in mucus? thanks

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

Mgt: The medication should not cause these symptoms. If you have COPD or asthma, inflammation in the lung can be associated with these symptoms. I would suggest a follow up and use of an anti inflammatory agent if indicated. Avoid smoke exposure, and I would recommend a sputum analysis.

Answered 4/28/2015



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