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Im coughing real blood and I've got chest pain. No fever, but constant cough (big smoker). Will amoxicillin take care of it?

Im coughing real blood and I've got chest pain. No fever, but constant cough (big smoker).  Will amoxicillin take care of it?

NO: You need a bronchoscopy and cat scan thorax. Coughing up blood or hemoptysis is one of the possible presenting symptoms for lung cancer. You need to see a pulmonologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Juan Merayo-Rodriguez
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Transfusion Reaction (Definition)

There are many types of transfusion reactions - one caused by ABO incompatibility, which we don't see often because everyone checks for that, and another, more general one, caused by cytokines secreted by the body in response ...Read more


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Why is one of the blood transfusion reaction symptoms back and chest pain?

Those are symptoms: There can be a myriad of reactions to blood transfusions, from a simple fever to a condition called acute lung injury, which can be fatal. There can also be allergic reactions or, if the blood is mismatched, a devastating rejection reaction. Chest and back pain may be symptoms of those more severe reactions, like acute lung injury. If this happens during a blood transfusion, let the docs know. ...Read more

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During a blood transfusion if you get a fever and no other problem is this a dangerous transfusion reaction?

During a blood transfusion if  you get a fever and no other problem is this a dangerous transfusion reaction?

Maybe: If there are no other symptoms it may be a reaction to something else. However, your physicians can easily investigate the presence/absence of a reaction, and the transfusion should be stopped at the first sign of one. ...Read more

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What is a blood transfusion reaction?

What is a blood transfusion reaction?

Many things: The person receiving blood may react to the blood or the tranfusion process. This may be as simple as fever or rash, or may involve antibodies reacting to proteins in the blood being transfused. ...Read more

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I undergo blood tranfusion last august 6-8,2014 and i get 4 bags of blood, and now i can feel dizzynes, chest pain, and hard to breath anythig wrong?

I undergo blood tranfusion last august 6-8,2014 and i get 4 bags of blood, and now i can feel dizzynes, chest pain, and hard to breath anythig wrong?

Chest pain, SOB: Call your OB. As I understand it you received a transfusion two weeks ago. I do not feel your symptoms are associated with the blood, but having delivered so recently you are still at risk for pregnancy problems. Get checked. ...Read more

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115/72 blood pressure having light chest pain no other symptoms what can it be?

Multiple causes: Chest pain can occur for a variety of reasons; ischemic heart disease, esophageal spasm, dissecting aortic aneurysm, mitral valve prolapse, pericarditis, pulmonary embolis, pneumonia, chest wall pain (costochrondritis), pleurisy, etc. Your BP looks good and since you have "no other symptoms" the cause is most likely benign. If other symptoms develop seek prompt medical attention. ...Read more

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I have raised inflamatory markers in bloods.What causes this and could it be related to my symptoms of chest pain , breathlessness and leg pains?

I have raised inflamatory markers in bloods.What causes this and could it be related to my symptoms of chest pain , breathlessness and leg pains?

May be related: Inflammatory markers such as ESR and CRP are very non-specific. They will increase with infections, many chronic diseases, age, cancers, pregnancy, autoimmune diseases etc. At your age the tests usually indicate a problem. Your symptoms could be a sign of a blood clot or other serious disease. You should seek immediate medical evaluation! a doctor can then help you determine the cause. ...Read more

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I'm a 52 yr old male experiencing minor chest pain, donated blood yesterday. Local pressure left side of chest & I have chronic back spasms 20+ yrs?

Go to ER: Hello - you need to go to the emergency room right away to make sure you are not having a heart attach. You should never wait with chest pain - especially pressure on the left side. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


Dr. Juan Merayo-Rodriguez
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Transfusions (Definition)

Sometimes babies are given whole blood to supply what they are lacking, and sometimes only components of blood, such as platelets or ...Read more