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Should I be coughing blood after having a pneumothorax?

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Dr. Sunil Mehra
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Not really

Pneumothorax should mostly cause severe sob and chest pain, coughing blood can happen if it is traumatic causing mure severe injury or some pts can have pneumothorax and hemoptysis ie catamenial pneumothorax.

In brief: Not really

Pneumothorax should mostly cause severe sob and chest pain, coughing blood can happen if it is traumatic causing mure severe injury or some pts can have pneumothorax and hemoptysis ie catamenial pneumothorax.
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