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Bronchitis And Coughing Up Blood
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
I am coughing blood and it is hard to breathe... i think its bronchitis, but i have never coughed blood before?
See a Dr right away: There are some things in life that can wait - sprains, strains, constipation.l - however difficulty breathing is NOT one of them. If you have pneumonia, asthma, TB or anything else that is making it difficult to breathe you should treat that as your #1 priority! 3 most important things are your ABCs (abacavir) (airway, breathing and circulation!). Get well soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can be, but…: it can also be a sign of other things, in addition, and should be worked up by your physician. I would schedule an office appointment, and be alert for any other symptoms which may occur in the meantime. Good luck. ...Read more
Hemoptysis: Nope. Needs further evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
I was diagnosed with bronchitis 2 wks ago, completed my z pak. My symptom are getting worse coughing til vomiting. Coughing up blood now vomiting bile?
My 4 year old went to ER last Night they at he has bronchitis. My bf is having chest pains coughing blood stomach hurts and fever what's it mean?
My 4 year was in hospital last night with bronchitis . But I have a fever chest pains and stomach hurts and coughing up blood what's that mean?
Coughing up blood every morning and now sometimes at night but it always stops. What could cause this I don't have broncitis doc said?
I am coughing up bllod was told busted blood vessal is it normal to still be coughing up blood went to hospital also hospital said it was broncites and busted a blood vessal coughing so hard
Coughing : Coughing up blood is worrisome. Amount of blood in phlegm is important to know. If you are loosing weight, have lack of energy or appetite and have smoked 1st or 2nd hand smoke you will need to take it very seriously. Although acute or chronic bronchitis may make you prone to have a few streaks of blood but if you are having more than streaks of blood you need ct scan of chest to make sure that there is no other cause besides just a bronchitis. Other causes of coughing up blood include but are not limited to are lung cancer/ tuberculosis/ pneumonia/blood clotting disorders etc. You should discuss with your primary care physician asap in detail and proceed from there. ...Read more