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What does it mean when you cough up a little bit of blood while pregnant?

What does it mean when you cough up a little bit of blood while pregnant?

See doctor...: Coughing blood is called hemoptysis. The most common cause is bronchitis but malignancy must always be ruled out. There are other causes of hemoptysis as well but it must always be evaluated so see your doctor asap! ...Read more

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I'v been smoking alot meth and 2 days ago my throte hurts really baf cant drink nothing becuase it hurts and today cough up a little bit of blood?

I'v been smoking alot meth and 2 days ago my throte hurts really baf cant drink nothing becuase it hurts and today cough up a little bit of blood?

What do you expect ?: Take control of your health , ' smoking a lot of meth ' is not going to help you , stop smoking ' meth ' see your doctor to check you to see you did not get pneumonia or other lung infections. Good Luck, ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a sore throat an cough up a little bit of blood

What does it mean if you have a sore throat an cough up a little bit of blood

Hemoptysis....: The most likely reason to cough blood, called hemoptysis, is bronchitis. But this symptom always requires an evaluation by a doctor because it could be due to malignancy. So, if you cough up blood, see your doctor asap. If you are short of breath or coughing up a lot of blood, go to the er. If you smoke, you need to quit to decrease airway inflammation. ...Read more

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Can general long time or over use of an albuteral hfa inhaler sometimes cause coughing up a little bit of blood in mucus? Thanks

Can general long time or over use of an albuteral hfa inhaler sometimes cause coughing up a little bit of blood in mucus? Thanks

Mgt: The medication should not cause these symptoms. If you have COPD or asthma, inflammation in the lung can be associated with these symptoms. I would suggest a follow up and use of an anti inflammatory agent if indicated. Avoid smoke exposure, and I would recommend a sputum analysis. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you cough up a bit of blood?

What does it mean if you cough up a bit of blood?

Serious symptom...: The most likely reason to cough blood is acute bronchitis but this symptom always requires an evaluation by a doctor because it could be due to malignancy. So, if you cough up blood, see your doctor asap. If you smoke, your doctor can help with smoking cessation. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Low likelihood: after your Upper respiratory episode ends be Checked by PCP and may need X-ray. If you are a smoker, heavy smoker, positive family history, weight loss and recurrent spells,then the risk of CANCER rises. ...Read more

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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?

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?

No: These findings not indicative of lung cancer. Cough with occasional sign of blood tinged sputum frequently due to irritation of pharynx where sputum may arise. If symptoms don't improve but progress then chest X ray needed. ...Read more

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I have been smocking weed for about a year an for about a month I have been coughing up black stuff an an today I cough up a little blood?

I have been smocking weed for about a year an for about a month I have been coughing up black stuff an an today I cough up a little blood?

Get checked out!: Weed or not, this needs to be investigated right away. Anyone who smokes something and then develops a cough with black stuff and then blood needs to be investigated right away. Go to a doctor, get an evaluation and a chest CT, at least. And stop smoking weed, and anything else you may be smoking. ...Read more

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I have blood streaked mucus and sometimes even small spots of blood in it, that I cough up. I don't have a cold. What could be causing this?

Can be serious prob: There are many possibly causes including but not limited to tuberculosis, pneumonia, or tumor. Also other lung disease. Thus this symptom needs immediate evaluation b/c the possible diagnosis could be dangerous. Please make appoint with your doctor. ...Read more

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About once a day my voice gets hoarse, and i cough up a very small 1/4 inch clot of blood. Don't have a cold. Don't have a cough otherwise.What is it?

About once a day my voice gets hoarse, and i cough up a very small 1/4 inch clot of blood. Don't have a cold. Don't have a cough otherwise.What is it?

Hoarse voice ; blood: Most physcians would suggest that you have an exam with an otolaryngologist (ent). This could be infection or could be cancer. Remember abnormal bleeding is one of the cancer warning signs. ...Read more