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Causes Of Blood Stained Sputum
He have cough with blood stained sputum. The cough began yesetareday then today he got blood stained sputum, pain during cough on chast?
See a doctor ASAP: This can be a medical emergency. Needs a full detailed assessment of causes and this will usually require imaging studies (chest x-ray, ct) and examination of sputum along with full history and physical. If you can see a pulmonary specialist or an infectious diseases expert that might be best, but in any event see a professional immediately. ...Read more
I feel I have phlegm in the throat for 3 months, sputum occasionally, mostly in the morning. I had a blood stained sputum today, what could it be?
Joseph is a healthy 9 year old.He coughed up specks of blood in his sputum first thing this morning. What is the cause?
See Your Doctor: 9 yr old, "coughed specks blood this morning". It is important to determine if the blood was actually from the lungs vs. upper respiratory tract. There is no other data given however sinus congestion/throat clearing over night can result in cough & can produce flecks of blood. It is important to have your child checked to make this determination. See your doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After the bloody sputum the ENT doctor found nothing but he gave me a medicine to stop blood in sputum without finding the cause of it should I take?
Depends..: If for short duration hx...it is ok. If for longer....need CXR,TB test...... ...Read more
2days ago i inhaled chlorine gas which cause me to cough with sputum now the cough is gone but the sputum has very little drop of blood?what should do
Doctor says that the lower lobe of my right lung is damaged and it is the cause for the blood in sputum. Is this a good diagnosis?
No: It is important to find out the cause for blood in the sputum, especially is it is a repeated problem. The possible causes can be mild and once-only (certain viruses) but can also be an important sign of serious disease. Often a chest ct scan or other tests are needed to figure out the cause. If you are told it is due to "lung damage", find out what they mean and why it happened. ...Read more
Been in hosp. Twice since oct. Would the blood tests and bloody sputum show a fungal infection possibly caused by ecigs?-mine do not contain lipids.
Can the std's herpes and HPV cause lung cancer? Violent coughing and blood in sputum. What's going on? Please help with suggestions.
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