U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Las Vegas, NV
A 26-year-old female asked:

What would cause you to cough up blood for two days and have chest pain on the side. i''m a 26 y/o female.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
ED visit: There are many possible causes, and among these are an infection. I would suggest being seen right away. A close examination of the nasal passages, mouth and chest in particular is advised. A chest imaging study should be obtained.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Oct 30, 2016


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.