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Hemoptysis (bloody sputum) for treatment of tuberculosis, is this right?

Hemoptysis (bloody sputum) for treatment of tuberculosis, is this right?

Bloody sputum: can occur if you have Tuberculosis. Make sure that your doctor is aware of these symptoms. You don't want to transmit TB to others. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Vomiting Blood (Definition)

Vomiting blood is a symptom in which a person vomits up his stomach contents, and the vomitus contains some blood. The blood may be from a nose bleed; bleeding in the throat, esophagus, or stomach; swallowed blood ...Read more


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We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat coughing up blood?

We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat coughing up blood?

Not Much: I respect your beliefs, but since you are asking this question, it seems that you have exhausted faith and home cures. The are no real home cures for coughing up blood, which can be life threatening. See a doctor for your options. ...Read more

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What can cause acute hemoptysis?

What can cause acute hemoptysis?

Several things: The most common reason would be infections. Also of big concern would be cancer. For that reason, people with hemoptysis should see their doctors. Other reasons you could have it include nose bleeds that look like hemoptysis as well as bleeding from the esophagus or stomach. ...Read more

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What increases risk for hemoptysis?

Tumors: Invading central airways (trachea and proximal bronchi) are prone to bleed. Anti-coagulants and anti-platelet drugs increase the risk. Coughing exacerbates the problem. ...Read more

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What's acute hemoptysis usually caused by?

What's acute hemoptysis usually caused by?

Hemoptysis: Could be as simple as localized bleeding in your throat/upper resp passages or something more significant including tumor, pneumonia or tb. ...Read more

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Can old healed cause hemoptysis? How serious is that?

TB?: I did not get the whole question but i suppose you meant tb. The problem is it can reactivate especially if not fully treated, it can develop into scar carcinoma, it can cause bronchiectases which can cause hemoptysis, it can cause the development of rasmussen's aneurysm. So a better work up is needed. And yes any hemoptysis should not be taken lightly. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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