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Double pneumonia, coughing up blood, heart pumping at 5 percent and a clot or tumor on left ventricle of heart. How serious is this?

Double pneumonia, coughing up blood, heart pumping at 5 percent and a clot or tumor on left ventricle of heart. How serious is this?

Very serious: Any one of those conditions by itself is a very serious issue. I hope whoever had all these is at least not suffering in pain. ...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


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5yr old diagnosed with pro had recurring pneumonia coughing up blood. On long term antibiotics has blue lips a lo. Could this be linked to the pro?

5yr old diagnosed with pro had recurring pneumonia coughing up blood. On long term antibiotics has blue lips a lo. Could this be linked to the pro?

What is Pro?: The treating physician is the best person to ask. I am sorry to hear your son suffering like this. I am sure with your love and doctors caring treaent he will be better. ...Read more

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My mom went to the hospital and they diagnosed her with pneumonia and she is coughing up blood is normal and its not a little either should I be con?

My mom went to the hospital and they diagnosed her with pneumonia and she is coughing up blood is normal and its not a little either should I be  con?

Hemoptysis: Coughing up blood is not typical of pneumonia although it can happen with advancing age and explosive coughing and infection. The quantity can also be significant. Speak with her treating physician. ...Read more

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Coughing up blood 9 years after having pneumonia, help?

Coughing up blood 9 years after having pneumonia, help?

Probably not related: To the pneumonia. However, this symptom needs to be evaluated by a doctor. Often, the cause is a simple episode of bronchitis, but especially if you're a smoker you need to see a doctor in person for evaluation. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 ?

Initially: Hemoptysis (coughing up blood) can occur with respiratory infections usually in the form of blood streaks or "rusty" colored sputum but if it is a month later, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Are coughing up blood and having night sweats symptoms of pneumonia?

Are coughing up blood and having night sweats symptoms of pneumonia?

Infection: What you described is suggestive of infection in general and tuberculosis in particular. It is prudent for to you seek care at your earliest. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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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


Dr. Michael DePietro
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Pneumonia (Definition)

Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs, most ...Read more