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I was wondering what are some diseases that would cause one to cough blood?

I was wondering what are some diseases that would cause one to cough blood?

Hemoptysis: Disease include tb, tumor of the tracheobronchial system, folks on anticoagulants with severe coughing spell. Source of blood can also be from nose or mouth. Patient usually starts the work up by seeing an ENT doctor. If negative finding, bronchoscopy by pulmonologist is the next step for persistent or recurrent hemoptysis. ...Read more

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Cough (Definition)

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


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Could you tell me what are some diseases that would cause one to cough blood?

Could you tell me what are some diseases that would cause one to cough blood?

Long list: There are many causes of hemoptysis including tuberculousis, pneumonia, lung injury, tumors and tricky things like nosebleeds. If this continues, please get to a healthcare professional for a thorough evaluation so that you don't miss a treatble cause. ...Read more

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With in cold and cough going small particle of blood ..What should I do for this disease ...I am very in tension to it .?

With in cold  and cough  going  small particle of blood  ..What   should  I  do  for this disease ...I am very in tension to  it .?

See your doctor: Coughing up blood is not a normal symptom with the common cold. If it is just a small amount, it could just be from the nasal passages or irritation from coughing; however, this should not be taken lightly if it persists or the amount of blood increases. This could be a sign of a more serious condition or infection. ...Read more

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Hi sir, is black cough is any disease, if so got to fix this, as i had done X-ray of and blood test check also but its normal? Help me

See your doctor : Could indicate infection of the sinuses as well as the airways . Very important especially if you are an uncontrolled diabetic . I would see our doctor right now without any delay . Could be a life threatening fungal infection sometimes. I would not recommend waiting anymore. ...Read more

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What diseases would cause you to cough up blood or have blood in the phlegm?

What diseases would cause you to cough up blood or have blood in the phlegm?

Hemoptysis: It depends on what the medical and social history of the patient is. The differential ranges from infection to cancer especially if the patient is a smoker. Hemoptysis requires a thorough medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are genetic disorders/ diseases that cause you to cough up blood?

Many: There are many that include blood vessel disorders and clotting issues among others. Best to consult with your physician and ask relatives about similar problems. ...Read more

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Can black lung disease cause someone to cough up blood?

Can black lung disease cause someone to cough up blood?

Yes: After the disease had caused severe inflamation and fibrosis/ necrosis. ...Read more

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I had fever in 5March for 2 weeks then cough for 1 months & not sore throat .In 16 April blood test was Mono positive.can it show another disease than?

I had fever in 5March for 2 weeks then cough for 1 months & not sore throat .In 16 April blood test was Mono positive.can it show another disease than?

Mono can present as: Mono is caused by virus's-either Ebstein Barr or Ctomegalo Virus. They both can cause sore throat, fatigue, and cough. if you are still having cough, i would suggest getting that looked at again as there may be other things. Mono can and usually does suppress your immune system which can lead to other bacteria or viruses taking opportunities to flare and cause issues. ...Read more

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Whats gastroesophageal reflux disease? Is a cough, sore throat, spitting up little blood (not sure if still doing it) and burping a lot symptoms?

Whats gastroesophageal reflux disease? Is a cough, sore throat, spitting up little blood (not sure if still doing it) and burping a lot  symptoms?

Reflux: All the symptoms you mentioned can be caused by ger. In ger! , acid from your stomach can backflow to your lungs to cause a cough and bloody mucusas well as causinf a sore throat. ...Read more

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Meaning of blood in cough?

Meaning of blood in cough?

Blood in cough: This can as simple as an infection or as ominous as cancer. You need to see your physician. ...Read more

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Why am i tasting blood when i cough?

Why am i tasting blood when i cough?

See your doctor: Blood in your sputum on coughing is called hemoptysis. Even if you don't see blood, the taste of blood suggests the presence of blood. See you doctor. ...Read more

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What cause cough out blood?

What cause cough out blood?

Airway bleeding: Coughing up blood is never a good thing. Some small streaks can come from your upper airway especially if you have upper airway symptoms such as a very painful sore throat or sinuses for instance, but anything more than that deserves a visit to your doc. ...Read more

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I'm having cough with blood?

I'm having cough with blood?

See your Dr: Blood in your sputum is a warning sign of possible cancer that should not be ignored. The source of the blood could be the lung itself, the bronchial tree, the sinuses or the nasopharyngeal area or throat. It often turns out to be due to nothing serious BUT it's best to consult your physician. Best to be safe than sorry. Lets hope it is indeed nothing serious.

Best Wishes ...Read more

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What does it mean to cough blood?

Depend how much: If its a little bit in your phlegm then i would not worry about it. However if you are coughing up pure blood, then that is a sign of a serious disease. Many things can cause it, but most of them are bad. Tb, serious fungal infections, cancer, pulmonary embolism, arterial-venus malformation are a few. If you are coughing. ...Read more

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Why can I taste blood when I cough?

Why can I taste blood when I cough?

Need more info: What is your idea of "taste of blood", if it is just salty taste, it may be due to mucus. If you see blood in your sputum, or if the cough has persisted for more than two weeks, it would be time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes adults to cough up blood?

What causes adults to cough up blood?

Possibilities...: The most common reason for coughing blood, called hemoptysis, is bronchitis. But, malignancy must always be ruled out so, if you are coughing blood, see your doctor asap! ...Read more

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What can cause you to cough up blood?

Frank Blood?: Per Mayo Clinic, possible reasons for coughing blood include: chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, cystic Fibrosis, pneumonia, abscess of lung, emphysema,pulmonary embolism, chest trauma, parasitic infections. See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/coughing-up-blood/basics/causes/sym-20050934 ...Read more

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What can cause one to cough up blood?

What can cause one to cough up blood?

Possibilities...: Coughing blood, called hemoptysis, is caused by bronchitis most of the time. However, malignancy can also cause this so coughing blood is a symptom that always requires an evaluation by a doctor so that malignancy can be ruled out. ...Read more

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What is wrong when you cough up blood?

Hemoptysis: Hemoptysis is coughing up blood. There are many causes of hemoptysis. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/coughing-up-blood/my01064/dsection=causes. Then go see your family doc if you're otherwise ok for an evaluation. If you're feeling poorly, then go to urgent care or emergency department. ...Read more

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Cough with blood, once in the morning?

Cough with blood, once in the morning?

Need to see a doctor: Although this may be the result of sinusitis or some other simple infection, you should see a physician who may order a chest x-ray or other tests. It can be an infection in the lungs such as tuberculosis, or it can be some tissue bleeding that needs attention. ...Read more

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What could cause you to cough up blood?

What could cause you to cough up blood?

Hemoptysis...: Coughing blood, or hemoptysis, is usually caused by bronchitis. However, malignancy must be ruled out so this symptom must always be evaluated by a doctor! ...Read more

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What does it mean if you cough up blood?

What does it mean if you cough up blood?

Serious symptom...: The most likely reason to cough blood is bronchitis but this symptom always requires an evaluation by a doctor because it could be due to malignancy. So, if you cough up blood, see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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What causes you to cough up blood? Why ?

What causes you to cough up blood? Why ?

There are multiple: potential causes of coughing up blood(hemoptysis), from relatively innocuous to life threatening. If you are experiencing hemoptysis, call your doctor and explain your symptoms ASAP. ...Read more

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Why do do we cough blood when we're sick?

Why do do we cough blood when we're sick?

Not normal: Coughing up blood is not normal, and needs to be evaluated. Yes it can occur sometimes with a lung infection but it should be considered a serious condtion that requires a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of you to cough up blood?

This is serious: If you've coughted up blood and you're not just recovering from a chest cold, you have treatable tuberculosis until proved otherwise. Get right with your physician. Nowadays lung cancer is more common in many parts of the world, and there are other causes as well, but you owe it to yourself and those around you to get checked without delay. ...Read more

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What would cause a small child to cough blood?

What would cause a small child to cough blood?

Bronchitis or Nose: Bronchitis is usually the most common cause of coughing up blood (hemoptysis). However, they may also have a small bleed at the back of their nose, which is dripping down their throat and subsequently being coughed up. The most common cause of nose bleeds in children is what we call "digital trauma, " a.K.A. Nose picking. ...Read more