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Can you tell me some health problems u can have if you are coughing up blood?

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Dr. William Galli
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

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Some many causes, simple viral illness to life threatening.
Need to be examined and test done. Simple blood test and chest xray to more complicated test and ct scans. Differential include but not limitted to:viral/bacterial/clot/cancers/vasculitis/rheumatological/cardiac disease(valves)/chf/fungal infection/etc. Need to see your md.

In brief: Difficult answer

Some many causes, simple viral illness to life threatening.
Need to be examined and test done. Simple blood test and chest xray to more complicated test and ct scans. Differential include but not limitted to:viral/bacterial/clot/cancers/vasculitis/rheumatological/cardiac disease(valves)/chf/fungal infection/etc. Need to see your md.
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Dr. Thomas Bozzuto
Coughing up blood is a common symptom of lung cancer, but can also be caused by infection.
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