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What does having blood on your lungs mean?

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Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience in Pulmonology
Not good: It means something is wrong. An infection, a chronic conditions has exacerbated or a significant inflammatory process is undergoing. By all means get a lung doctor soon.
Answered on Apr 26, 2019

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