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Coughing up blood. Longtime smoker. Lung cancer or something else?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Could be

You should go to see your doctor as soon as possible.
Coughing up blood is abnormal. It could be caused by different abnormalities either from the lung or upper airway or could be something else. Lung cancer could be a possibility -especially with your long time history of cigarette smoker. See your doctor now and have further evaluation- ie. Ct chest etc. Please consider to stop smoking.

In brief: Could be

You should go to see your doctor as soon as possible.
Coughing up blood is abnormal. It could be caused by different abnormalities either from the lung or upper airway or could be something else. Lung cancer could be a possibility -especially with your long time history of cigarette smoker. See your doctor now and have further evaluation- ie. Ct chest etc. Please consider to stop smoking.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Karen Sibert
Anesthesiology

In brief: See your doctor!

Coughing up blood is an important and potentially dangerous symptom. Sometimes it is caused by cancer, but there are other causes too.
You should see your doctor immediately and have a chest x-ray and other tests done. Don't wait!

In brief: See your doctor!

Coughing up blood is an important and potentially dangerous symptom. Sometimes it is caused by cancer, but there are other causes too.
You should see your doctor immediately and have a chest x-ray and other tests done. Don't wait!
Dr. Karen Sibert
Dr. Karen Sibert
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