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A 52-year-old female asked:

Why do do we cough blood when we're sick?

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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Not normal: Coughing up blood is not normal, and needs to be evaluated. Yes it can occur sometimes with a lung infection but it should be considered a serious condtion that requires a complete evaluation.

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Last updated Nov 4, 2015

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