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A 24-year-old female asked about a 47-year-old female:

Aunt has lung cancer, having chemo, rushed back to hospital throwing up blood. ive been told good sign, means collapsed lung re-inflating. any advise?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Who said this?: If the doctor treating her right now said this was a good sign, then it likely is. Only the doc who's treating her for this now can give a decent idea. Unless the doc has communicated this to another doc or family member. Maybe this sounds like a reasonable answer to vomiting blood to another doc, but it does not make a lot of sense to me. But, sometimes we don't remember all we were told exactly

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Last updated Mar 4, 2016

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