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Chest pains and coughing up blood. Smoked 53 years and stopped last year. Too little too late?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not necessarily

You need to be checked out.
The commonest cause of coughing up blood, even in smokers, is not cancer, it's bronchitis. See your doctor. You'll feel better. If it does turn out to be serious, earlier treatment still beats late treatment.

In brief: Not necessarily

You need to be checked out.
The commonest cause of coughing up blood, even in smokers, is not cancer, it's bronchitis. See your doctor. You'll feel better. If it does turn out to be serious, earlier treatment still beats late treatment.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Christian Maluf
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Not good!

You need to see a physician soon, may be acute bronchitis or something worse like lung cancer, strongly advise ct of chest!

In brief: Not good!

You need to see a physician soon, may be acute bronchitis or something worse like lung cancer, strongly advise ct of chest!
Dr. Christian Maluf
Dr. Christian Maluf
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