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What does it mean when you are coughing blood?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Many possible causes
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

In brief: Many possible causes
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
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Foster Carr
General Practice
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In brief: Hemoptysis
Technical term is called hemoptysis.
It suggest bleeding anyway from the nasopharynx/throat area to the bottom of the lungs.

In brief: Hemoptysis
Technical term is called hemoptysis.
It suggest bleeding anyway from the nasopharynx/throat area to the bottom of the lungs.
Dr. Foster Carr
Dr. Foster Carr
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
In brief: If you are
coughing up blood you need to see a doctor asap.
there are many causes including tumors so get medical attention asap.

In brief: If you are
coughing up blood you need to see a doctor asap.
there are many causes including tumors so get medical attention asap.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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