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Dr. Mark Pack
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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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Severe asthma and coughing up blood. Should i go to the er?

Severe asthma and coughing up blood. Should i go to the er?

Yes: If these are new symptoms for you, and you are concerned, you should seek emergency attention. ...Read more

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Got a swollen severe painful throat and neck can barely move i feel so bad coughing up blood and cant swallow properly. What can i do?

Got a swollen severe painful throat and neck can barely move i feel so bad coughing up blood and cant swallow properly. What can i do?

See a doctor today!: If you are having difficulties swallowing along with the other symptoms you list, you likely have an infection like tonsillitis or infectious mononucleosis. If the tonsils are very enlarged, they can cause difficulties swallowing as well as difficulties breathing. In any event, you need medical treatment today, either with your PCP or an urgent care facility. ...Read more

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Got a swollen severe painful throat and neck can barely move i feel so bad coughing up blood and cant swallow properly. What can i do? its been 3 days

Got a swollen severe painful throat and neck can barely move i feel so bad coughing up blood and cant swallow properly. What can i do? its been 3 days

Get help right away!: Sounds like acute tonsillitis. If you can't stay hydrated, you should see a doctor to get an antibiotic and steroids. If you can't open your mouth, you may have an abscess that at need to be drained. Or try a natural remedy, like the sore throat protocol at protocolled.com. ...Read more

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I have severe strep throat. Woke up today with a horrible headache, coughing up blood and tightness in chest. Should I go to ER?

I have severe strep throat. Woke up today with a horrible headache, coughing up blood and tightness in chest. Should I go to ER?

Yes: If you are coughing up frank blood (not just mucus tinged with blood) and you have significant chest tightness (especially if accompanied by respiratory difficulties) - that would be appropriate. Take care. ...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

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