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Coughing Up A Bit Blood After Lung Suregery
I had pneumonia starting 9/20/12 and was coughing up blood. I am still coughing up blood , how long should the coughing up of blood from thpneumonia ?
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
Is it normal to cough up brown phlegm or blood tinged mucous after outpatient surgery intubation and if so when should I see a doctor?Breathing fine.
YES: however if continues after 48 hours would seek some advice from your doctor! Hope this helps! DrZ ...Read more
Coughing up blood in my phlegm a week after being impatient in the hospital for four days for pneumonia not coughing freq. Just pain with breathing?
Frank blood? - yes: Tinged mucous - not necessarily. Per Mayo Clinic, possible reasons for coughing blood include: chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, cystic Fibrosis, pneumonia, abscess of lung, emphysema,pulmonary embolism, chest trauma, parasitic infections. See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/coughing-up-blood/basics/causes/sym-20050 ...Read more
After general anathetic last year for ear op I had a pain in lung for 2 weeks when breathing. Blood clot was ruled out. Now get thick phlem. Cancer?
Burped and it's burned. Spit out blood streaked spit for 10 minutes afterwards. Chest pain.Is this GI or lung related? Could it be blood clot in lung?
Probably GI: given that it began after a burp and burning. Burping may be associated reflux of stomach acid up into the esophagus, causing burning due to the irritation of the delicate lining of the esophagus. This irritation & resulting inflammation can result in bleeding. GI bleeds can be very serious and even life threatening. A blood clot in lung usually causes rapid heart rate and shortness of breath. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See doctor...: Coughing up blood is called hemoptysis. The most common cause of hemoptysis is bronchitis but there are many other causes, including malignancy. You need to see a doctor so you can be properly evaluated and treated. It is important to know what other symptoms you are having. If you smoke, you need to quit today. ...Read more
Yes: If you've been stabbed in the mouth. Not sure what constitutes a "tiny stab wound" but i'm going to go out on a limb and suggest you see a doctor. ...Read more
I have been coughing up blood tinged mucus after strenuous physical exertion. I'm very drained physically, and I have a rattling in my chest afterward?
What causes a productive cough after eating? For the past few days, about 10 minutes after every meal, i cough up a large amount of phlegm from lungs
Acid reflux: Acid reflux, also known as gerd, which is very prevalent in overweight people especially (with 60% of americans being overweight, of course). Constant acid coming up from the stomach causes irritation that induces the formation of mucous, constantly trying to clear by coughing. Reflux is increased with smoking. See doctor for management of condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in upper left arm for a few days. Had blood clot in lung months ago, but had it clear up after xalerto. Afraid this may be a blood clot?
Other diagnosis: After a pe a month ago, you should still be on xarelto so still protected. The incidence of DVT originating from the upper extremity is very low. Other diagnosis has to be sought. Only question is why did you have a clot in your lung at your age? ...Read more
Just coughed up blood it's stopping now but coughed up a good bit the first 3 times. I have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy but also drank a beer hardgulp?
I randomly spit up blood after coughing for the past few months. It's a very small amount. I'm 26 and recently had a chest X-ray and it was good. ?
Have I got lung cancer coughing up tiny bit of blood with green phlegm it's happened 4 times have got a cold and cough I'm scared?
I'm so scared I've had a cold and cough but in the mornings wen I cough up phlegm there's been a tiny bit of blood have I got lung cancer?
A friend had a spi 4yrs ago. He was cough up blood. The dr says apart of his lung is dead. What does this mean and what can be done to fix this?
Cough: Not sure what spi is but sounds like your friend has smoking related lung disease. The dead lung reference may be due to the physician seeing an area where there is emphysema on an x-ray or bases in results of pulmonary function test. If your friend is seeing blood from nose/ mouth, then he/she should be seen by a doctor. Could be a sign of something benign or something malignant. ...Read more
Not normal: While this may not represent a major problem, it would not be considered "normal". A follow up with the thoracic surgeon would be advised. Surgical staples used to remove part of a lung could migrate and be coughed up, but evaluation by the surgeon would be best to make sure this doesn't represent a more serious problem. ...Read more
My lungs are very sore and often cough up blood and black, ive smoked marijuan in bongs for three years aswell as cugarettes im 17. There so sore?
Lung cancer: Not necessarily.Get a more detailed answer ›
We have seen pulmology, gi, ent. Can stress or alcohol cause teen to cough up blood? No cough other than that. Lung, gi, ENT all did scopes no finding
Fluid on lungs after gb surgery.Has dementia and cannot walk around much or cough up phlegm. What is the treatment and outlook? Still in hospital.
Fluid around lungs: After gb surgery is not common. If the gallbladder was very infected it may be reactive fluid. Other causes, such as pneumonia, should be considered. If it is infection then appropriate antibiotics should be started. If there is a lot of fluid restricting breathing then a tube may be placed to remove the fluid. As long as oxygen levels are good and infection controlled it should get better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What would cause you to cough up blood for two days and have chest pain on the side. I''m a 26 y/o female.
Recently suffered with a cold, the cough I have had for 7 days now. Coughing up green phlegm with blood and coughing when exhaling, pain in chest?
I am coughing up mucus off my chest and it has a really foul taste, and past few days i've cough blood up too, i'm rather worried?
See a doctor: You should see a doctor so that they can prescribe you some medications that will help you. Blood can sometimes mean that you are causing a type of trauma to the lungs (hard coughing). ...Read more
Right side of chest and shoulder hurts, coughing up blood, headace, and cough that won't go away. Heeelp?
2 nights ago,had very bad cough and vomitting.Yesterday,Doc said might be a chest infection/bronchitis.Today,coughing up a little blood.Worrisome?
I am getting over my cold. But i still have this bad cough. Hurts my lower back and side, coughing up.Blood, and mucus stuck in my chest. Earache too ?
I've been coughing a lot and i occasionally cough up small amounts of blood. I also have chest and stomach pain but doctors say nothings wrong?
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
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