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Is coughing up blood a sign of a bronchitis infection?

Is coughing up blood a sign of a bronchitis infection?

It can be, but…: it can also be a sign of other things, in addition, and should be worked up by your physician. I would schedule an office appointment, and be alert for any other symptoms which may occur in the meantime. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Bronchitis (Definition)

It is an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi (the larger and medium-sized airways that carry airflow from the trachea into the more distal parts of the lung parenchyma). It may be infectious and require antibiotics, or steroid like meds to help treat it. (it can be acute ...Read more


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Are coughing up blood and night sweats signs of bronchitis infection?

Are coughing up blood and night sweats signs of bronchitis infection?

Bronchitis: Possible sign of bronchitis, but if coughing up blood frequently then you need an evaluation ASAP. You might need a chest x-ray and have someone listen to your chest. ...Read more

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I am coughing up bllod was told busted blood vessal is it normal to still be coughing up blood went to hospital also hospital said it was broncites and busted a blood vessal coughing so hard

Coughing : Coughing up blood is worrisome. Amount of blood in phlegm is important to know. If you are loosing weight, have lack of energy or appetite and have smoked 1st or 2nd hand smoke you will need to take it very seriously. Although acute or chronic bronchitis may make you prone to have a few streaks of blood but if you are having more than streaks of blood you need ct scan of chest to make sure that there is no other cause besides just a bronchitis. Other causes of coughing up blood include but are not limited to are lung cancer/ tuberculosis/ pneumonia/blood clotting disorders etc. You should discuss with your primary care physician asap in detail and proceed from there. ...Read more

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Coughing up blood every morning and now sometimes at night but it always stops. What could cause this I don't have broncitis doc said?

Coughing up blood every morning and now sometimes at night but it always stops. What could cause this I don't have broncitis doc said?

Hemoptysis: You may have posterior nose bleeds or biting your cheeks while asleep. You will need a good head and neck exam by an ENT to find the source of bleeding. In the mean time, keep air moist and warm in your bedroom to minimize drying of nasal mucosa that then cracks and bleeds. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a nasty cough and keep coughing up blood?

Need doctor ASAP!: Coughing blood, called hemoptysis, is a symptom that always requires an evaluation by a doctor. Hemoptysis can be due to bronchitis but it can also be a sign of malignancy so you need to be evaluated by a doctor today! if you are short of breath, go to the er! ...Read more

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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 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 ?

Exam and chest xray: You should be examined for severe bronchitis or possible pneumonia. Never ignore bloody expectoration. A chest film and antibiotics are a logical suggestion. Stop smoking! ...Read more

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Had a cough for a few months and i just started coughing up blood. What is wrong with me?

Had a cough for a few months and i just started coughing up blood. What is wrong with me?

See your doctor: Having recurring illness is troubling. In order to achieve a specific and correct doagnosis with symptoms like this, you'll need to visit your doctor. Only after a face-to-face evaluation will he/she be able to properly diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Coughing Blood (Definition)

Coughing blood is where blood comes into a person's mouth, either from his lungs or ...Read more