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What does it mean if you have a nasty cough and keep coughing up blood?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Need doctor ASAP!

Coughing blood, called hemoptysis, is a symptom that always requires an evaluation by a doctor. Hemoptysis can be due to bronchitis but it can also be a sign of malignancy so you need to be evaluated by a doctor today! if you are short of breath, go to the er!

In brief: Need doctor ASAP!

Coughing blood, called hemoptysis, is a symptom that always requires an evaluation by a doctor. Hemoptysis can be due to bronchitis but it can also be a sign of malignancy so you need to be evaluated by a doctor today! if you are short of breath, go to the er!
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Sunil Mehra
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It must be worked ul

Persistent cough associated with blood needs to be worked up esp in a smoker or if associated with constitutional symptoms like fever , night sweats or weight loss.

In brief: It must be worked ul

Persistent cough associated with blood needs to be worked up esp in a smoker or if associated with constitutional symptoms like fever , night sweats or weight loss.
Dr. Sunil Mehra
Dr. Sunil Mehra
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