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Pneumonia And Coughing Up Blood
Double pneumonia, coughing up blood, heart pumping at 5 percent and a clot or tumor on left ventricle of heart. How serious is this?
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
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
I think I have pneumonia. Should i be coughing up blood, with a temperature of 101 and it feels like stabbing pains all the way around from my ribcage?
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?
I started coughing blood early this morning is it pneumonia as i was caught in the rain yesterday ?
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 ?
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?
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My son was dx with pneumonia. Just found a qtr sized blood spot on pillowcase. Not sure it's blood, but is it normal to cough blood with pneumonia?
Can be: If it is blood the location is undetermined. It may have come from another area of the respiratory tract such as his nose. If it persists or if he is worse instead of better have him checked. All the best. ...Read more
I quit smoking 6 month ago.4 weeks ago i had pneumonia/pleurisy and blood in my spetum.No more blood/cough/fever.I feel short of breath sometimes.Stil?
Sever cough with yellow phlegm congest lungs. Went to e r on tues blood work ok no x ray tho cuz pregnant no fever .Day 9 of symptoms
.. pneumonia ?
I am hospitalized w/ pnemonia and possibly whooping cough. Blood test came back pos for staph. How serious is staph infection in the lungs ?
Very: If you have positive blood cultures for staph aureus (ask your doctor what species of staph since if it is coagulase negative it is probably a contaminant) you are very seriously ill and infective endocarditis must be excluded from your diagnosis. You need to be seen in consultation by an infectious diseases expert. Hope you get over this soon. Good luck. ...Read more
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
I have a cough for about 3 days but today i woke up coughing blood should I go to er? Or what should I do?
Blood?: Check with your lung doc asap. Less expensive than er and better knowledge about coughing up blood. Do not ignore this blood. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coughing blood started roughly two hours ago without nasty consistent cough prior to it.... Shortness of breath began 2 weeks ago....
Hemoptysis: Or coughing up blood is a steel riots issue. Would recommend evaluation asap. ...Read more
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