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Chest Infection Coughing Up Blood
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
I have a chest infection and this morning woke up coughing up blood am worried can u give me some advice please?
See a doctor now.: You should see a doctor right away. Coughing up blood can be the sign of a serious problem and should be evaluated now. ...Read more
I have had a chest infection for over 2 months, I am also having a lot of unexplained weight loss, I have been coughing up blood too?
I have chest not lungs and I have never coughed up blood. What do you think it could be chest infection, what do you recommend?
Clarify: Sorry - I don't understand what you are describing. Please re-ask with clarification. ...Read more
Lung mass 4cm non cancerous. chest pain. Grew 1.2cm to 4cm in 23days coughing blood. Could it be a infection from bacteria or mold?
Doctor's skills: In the ideal world-a doctor should be able to diagnose your medical problems with ease. Talking to the patient, I've found, is extremely helpful in formulating the diagnosis. Then, physical examination is used to 'back up' what's suspected from the history. Finally lab testing (a blood draw, X-ray, etc) confirms the disease under consideration. The therapy follows naturally from that. Ask MD if Qs ...Read more
Doctor said I had chest infection n before that for weeks I had blood in sputum daily now I dun see blood anymore. Am I healing, ? But still have sob
Bloody Sputum: I am not a fan of blood in sputum. Do you smoke? Are you dropping weight? How old are you? It could be an infection or it could be worse. It needs to be investigated further. Could be a simple bleeding sinus or it could be worse. I would check back with a doctor to find out what is going on. The blood and shortness of breath bother me...Check it out. ...Read more
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