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What does it mean if you cough up blood?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Serious symptom...

The most likely reason to cough blood is bronchitis but this symptom always requires an evaluation by a doctor because it could be due to malignancy.
So, if you cough up blood, see your doctor asap.

In brief: Serious symptom...

The most likely reason to cough blood is bronchitis but this symptom always requires an evaluation by a doctor because it could be due to malignancy.
So, if you cough up blood, see your doctor asap.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Get evaluated

Cancer would be the first thing to rule out, especially if you have risk factors.
There are several other causes of blood in sputum.

In brief: Get evaluated

Cancer would be the first thing to rule out, especially if you have risk factors.
There are several other causes of blood in sputum.
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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