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Coughing Up Bright Red Blood
I started coughing up bright red blood for 6-7- days , then it just stopped . Extra heavy normal looking mucus .But I have had the sniffles for about a month now .
This : This is a serious situation that demands medical attention. You could be dealing with an infectious process (tuberculosis, bronchitis, pneumonia etc.) on the other hand, you could be dealing with a bleeding ulcer or bleeding vessels in your esophagus. There are many potential causes, however a detailed history, exam, and diagnostic testing are in order. Please seek medical care. All the best. ...Read more
Ok every six months for the past two years I have coughed up bright red blood the doctors always say its pneumonia but why every six months don't make scence?
Need evaluation...: Coughing up blood, called hemoptysis, is usually caused by bronchitis. But, it always needs to be investigated because it can be a sign of malignancy. You describe recurrent hemoptysis. You should be seen by a lung specialist since you probably need your airways examined via a bronchoscopy (scope in airways) as well as a cat scan of your chest. If you smoke, you need to quit today. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why I coughed up bright red blood and now a couple days later I coughed up what looks like a dark red blood clot?
Get evaluated: There are many details missing about your case. However, coughing up blood, fresh blood and then clots of blood is dangerous. You need to get evaluated. Go to see your doc asap, hopefully you can bring in the clots to show. Tuberculosis, cancer, abscess, malformations, fistulas can be the underlying cause. Treatment is available, but you need a diagnosis first. Don't delay. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just coughed up bright red blood in clear mucus a pretty good bit in fact. I had a cold and uri a week ago and have taken antibiotics. I feel great?
Suffering with hartburn tonight, I'm on lansoprozl as and when, I just however coughed up some bright red blood mixed with phlem. Should I worry?
I have a left side upper chest pain and i noticed coughing up a little bright red blood at morning only.I got X-ray and ECG done.Nothing detected.
Serious symptom: Hemoptysis ( coughing up blood) is a serious issue and should not be taken lightly no matter how little it is. I common causes include blood thinners ( if you are taking them), bronchitis ( acute and chronic) bronchiectasis, lung cancer, tuberculosis. You should have a discussion with your pcp depending on other symptoms like weight loss, lack of appetite and energy may warrant a ct scan of chest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had symptoms of a sinus infection for almost a month. This morning my nose started pouring blood and I coughed up big globs of bright red blood?
Immediate evaluation: You need to be seen immediately! To to your primary care doctor or ER and get blood work, X-ray, and will most likely need a Cat Scan (CT) of your sinuses. Cancer of the sinuses needs to be ruled out versus a benign polyp vs bleeding from your nasal septum. Keep me posted. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I quit smoking, developed a bronchitis type cough and coughed up a small amount of bright red blood should just once should i be concerned?
He had history of gastric ulcer when he was in 5th grade. Now, he defecated once with painless, bright red blood. He also has cough for 5 days?
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