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A 21-year-old male asked:

I had blood from mouth after sneezing? is it normal? i got a chest x ray and sputum cytology. is that sufficient to rule out lung cancer?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Lung Cancer unlikely: You are too young to have lung Cancer. I would advise you to follow up with your doctor as to how he/she should monitor you further. It will partly depend on your future symptoms. If there is any more coughing with blood , then additional testing would be necessary. otherwise you should do fine. But do not smoke!

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