A 20-year-old male asked:
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I am coughing blood and it is hard to breathe... i think its bronchitis, but i have never coughed blood before?

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Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Coughing blood: Go to an urgent care center and get a chest xray and an eam by a doctor. It is probably bronchitis, and you will need prescription medication to get better. You need and xray to make sure you dont have pneumonia or any other problems. Call 911 if you are having trouble breathing.
Answered on Sep 5, 2016

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