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Coughing Too Hard 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
Hemoptysis: Hemoptysis (http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/coughing-up-blood/my01064) is common ; usually benign if small volumes in a non-smoker. But it's always a good idea to go see your family doc for an evaluation as there are too many causes to review ; consider w/more information ; examination. ...Read more
I have a cold. Today when I cough hard, I see a very light tinge of blood in some of my clear mucous. Is this serious blood or just broken capillary?
Bloody cough: I'm sorry that you're having this difficulty. Your problem is that when you cough hard you notice blood tinges in the sputum that you cough up. This can be quite normal especially at your age. If it continues or gets worse you need to see a physician who will probably order a chest x-ray. Take over-the-counter cough medicine and treat the cold with fluids, cough medicine and rest. Don't worry ...Read more
I have been sick for over a month I cough up these huge green and yellow mucus sometimes seen really hard with blood in them and a constant sweet tast?
Anything of import: Lasting a month would demand full evaluation by your doc. ...Read more
Coughing blood: Consult a pulmonologist, a specialist in lung diseases. ...Read more
Got this cough for more than a month. There's a bit flact from my rontgen but the blood test shown that it's not TB. It's hard to sleep at night?
I am experiencing chest congestion. I am over weight and it hard for me to breathe and also when I cough I taste blood?
You need to see your doctor.
You are at risk of getting into trouble if you do not sort it out soon.
Please consult with your doctor or go to the hospital for review ...Read more
I'm a smoker. This cough has been going on for months and getting worse, hard to breath, horseness, and I'm so tired all the time, blood in phlegm?
Kicked in the stomach very hard, to the point of making you cough up blood. Should I go to the hospital?
Testing: Diagnostic testing and an examination to determine the cause, probably related to trauma. ...Read more
I been having a bubble feeling come up in my throat and it strangles me...thn I hve to cough hard an whn I cough hard im bringing up blood from throat?
Depends: Are you bringing up mucus or foamy material? Is there acid ingestion (stomach, esophagus) or chest congestion? Is the blood that you see a blood-tinged material or clots of blood? Are you taking aspirin or blood thinners? Blood tinged may only indicate irritation caused by stressful effort, and clots are definitely serious. Get checked if this is more than just a passing passing problem. ...Read more
I have had a cough for over a week now and it is now hard to breath without coughing. I taste blood a lot too? I take atenolol for fast heart beat
MGT: You may have an infection, symptoms of asthma or another underlying cause related to your cardiac condition. It would be advisable to see your PCP for an evaluation. If you are producing mucus it may be sent to the lab for analysis. Have you had a flu vaccination this year? Do you have a fever? Testing may also include pulmonary function tests and a chest radiograph to help determine the cause. ...Read more
Dry coughing fr about 2wks and when I cough really hard for about 10-15sec I think I taste blood in my throat & my chest feel like on fire what's wrng?
Bronchitis: There are a number of reasons that you could still be coughing after two weeks and from all the coughing you may have some bleeding from some small blood vessels that have broken. Some bacteria can also give a metallic taste and you may now have a secondary bacterial infection causing your cough. I think it may be time to see your physician to get a better answer and treatment. ...Read more
Had strep took my antibiotics strep gone but I have sinus ear pressure and a cough with no fever plus coughed hard once and a tiny blood spot came out?
10 years ago saw ENT for streaking of blood in saliva. It was burst vein in throat. Now the vein bursts easily when I cough hard. Is this Normal?
It's been like a week n I'm 32 years old weight 106 pound a female. It hurts my chest when I cough n I cough up yellowish stuff n sometime blood. My nose be running 2. my tonsil feel swollen n it hard to talk. In the back of my tongue there r two bottom
See doc now: Most minor viral illnesses run about 2 weeks, are worst on about day 4 and then start to get better. If you are feeling this bad a week in, go to the doc. With a swollen tonsil, you could have a throat abscess which can be very dangerous. "Hot Potato" voice is a symptom of this. Coughing blood is not normal. Any problems breathing are considered an emergency. ...Read more
When I cough too hard, sneeze or vomit my blood vessels hurt. I literally feel pain in my chest, shoulders, arms and legs. How bad is this?
Really intense cough: All the parts of your body are connected so if you have a really intense cough it is not surprising that you feel it rattling other parts of your body. Now the question is why are you coughing so intensely. I obviously don't know what is causing the cough. It could be an infectious process, an allergic one or something else. You should see your doc ASAP and get a work up. ...Read more
(with previous question) my throat is sore and it's hard to swallow, nose runny, painful/stiff neck and base of head. Dry cough that sometimes gives up mucus. Mucus and blood after blowing nose.
See an ENT: These symptoms should be looked at by an ENT surgeon asap. ...Read more
Throat hurts, hurts to swallow, scratchy, light blood with phlegm, whole jaw hurts, biting hard helps, feverish. No cough/cold. In overnight. Serious?
Infection: The symptoms all sound like an infection in your throat. Especially because of the fever. When our bodies have a fever, we are trying to kill germs by cooking them to death to eliminate the cause of the infection. This could be bacterial, or viral, and the only way to determine which is with a culture taken directly from throat, or saliva. See a dr. Soon or it may spread or worsen. ...Read more
See your Dr:
Blood in your sputum is a warning sign of possible cancer that should not be ignored. The source of the blood could be the lung itself, the bronchial tree, the sinuses or the nasopharyngeal area or throat. It often turns out to be due to nothing serious BUT it's best to consult your physician. Best to be safe than sorry. Lets hope it is indeed nothing serious.
Best Wishes ...Read more
May be TB...: Because of high prevelance of TB....get checked soon. ...Read more
I am having cough, today morning I have noticed blood with white cough. I don't have cold just rare coughing ups. Help me with better solution?
See a doctor...: A cough productive of blood is called hemoptysis. The most common reason for this is bronchitis but it can also be a sign of malignancy so it is a symptom which always needs to be evaluated by a doctor. See your family doctor as soon as possible. You will likely require further testing to be sure it is due to a benign condition. Treatment can also be initiated by your doctor. ...Read more
Depend how much: If its a little bit in your phlegm then I would not worry about it. However if you are coughing up pure blood, then that is a sign of a serious disease. Many things can cause it, but most of them are bad. Tb, serious fungal infections, cancer, pulmonary embolism, arterial-venus malformation are a few. If you are coughing. ...Read more
This is serious: If you've coughted up blood and you're not just recovering from a chest cold, you have treatable tuberculosis until proved otherwise. Get right with your physician. Nowadays lung cancer is more common in many parts of the world, and there are other causes as well, but you owe it to yourself and those around you to get checked without delay. ...Read more
Immediate evaluation: Your brother should be evaluated immediately for the cause of this cough & blood in his phlegm. Presence of blood in phlegm usually signifies significant injury to airway walls &/or blood vessels & could be due a wide variety of causes (ranging from acute & chronic infections, vasculitis, malignancy etc.). Evaluation by his doctor & some tests can help clarify the cause & guide treatment. Go now! ...Read more
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