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A 19-year-old female asked:

Hi i have just been coughing up blood and i don't know why? what should i do i haven't been coughing or straining to cough what's wrong ?

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Dr. Brian Bezack
Pediatrics - Pulmonology 19 years experience
See your Dr. ASAP: Coughing up blood is not to be taken lightly. It can indicate bleeding from the airway and requires immediate attention. Do not wait to get this looked at.
Last updated Apr 24, 2013

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