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Dr. Erik Borncamp
114 doctors shared insights

Coughing Blood (Overview)

Hematemesis = vomiting blood. Hemoptysis = coughing up blood from respiratory tract.


Dr. Erik Borncamp
114 doctors shared insights

Coughing Blood (Overview)

Hematemesis = vomiting blood. Hemoptysis = coughing up blood from respiratory tract.


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What does it mean when u coughing blood?

What does it mean when u coughing blood?

Many things: Coughing blood could mean a lung infection, lung cancer, pulmonary embolism, and more. You should visit a doctor right away to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Treating a Cough (Checklist)

Try over-the-counter cough medications at the start of a cough
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If the coughing persists or worsens, see a doctor promptly
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If you have chest pain or shortness of breath with cough, see a doctor
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We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat coughing up blood?

We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat coughing up blood?

Not Much: I respect your beliefs, but since you are asking this question, it seems that you have exhausted faith and home cures. The are no real home cures for coughing up blood, which can be life threatening. See a doctor for your options. ...Read more

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Treating Whooping Cough (Checklist)

Control the cough with medications and keep hydrated
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Finish all antibiotics, even if the patient is improving or better
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Assure all immunizations are up to date, and avoid newborns when sick
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I have blood in my stool, what could cause this. I also have a cough I cannot get rid if. Could they be related. ?

I have blood in my stool, what could cause this. I also have a cough I cannot get rid if. Could they be related. ?

Blood in the stool: Blood in the stool can be from hemorroids, colon polyps, inflammatory bowel disease, or colon cancer.You should see a gastroenterologist and have colonoscopy done to find out the cause of blood in stool.Cough has no relationship with blood in stool. ...Read more

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I have a cough for about 3 days but today i woke up coughing blood should I go to er? Or what should I do?

I have a cough for about 3 days but today i woke up coughing  blood should I go to er? Or what should I do?

Blood?: Check with your lung doc asap. Less expensive than er and better knowledge about coughing up blood. Do not ignore this blood. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
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Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

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


Cough, Coughing Up Blood Or Blood In Sputum (Definition)

Cough, coughing up blood or blood in sputum ...Read more