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Can hemoptysis happen from a trauma?

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Dr. Michael Taylor
Critical Care
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In brief: Yes

Hemoptysis (coughing up blood) can occur as a result of trauma.
Injury to the lungs (such as pulmonary contusion or a penetrating wound), or injury to the airway (trachea or bronchus) can cause bleeding that leads to hemoptysis.

In brief: Yes

Hemoptysis (coughing up blood) can occur as a result of trauma.
Injury to the lungs (such as pulmonary contusion or a penetrating wound), or injury to the airway (trachea or bronchus) can cause bleeding that leads to hemoptysis.
Dr. Michael Taylor
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