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A 30-year-old female asked:

I was just spitting out my phlegm, and i saw a tiny dot of red blood...and when i was blowing my nose, there was dried blood for no reason. is that a sign of throat or lung cancer? i dont smoke or drink. what could the cause be? very scared!

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. What you described suggests a blood clotting issue and you should see a doctor.

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Last updated Nov 24, 2019

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