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Can black lung disease cause someone to cough up blood?

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Dr. Waldo Acebo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

After the disease had caused severe inflamation and fibrosis/ necrosis.

In brief: Yes

After the disease had caused severe inflamation and fibrosis/ necrosis.
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine

In brief: Maybe...

But, coughing up blood is a serious symptom that always requires evaluation by a doctor. The usual reason for this is bronchitis but malignancy, which can complicate black lung disease, is another possibility.
So, see your doctor.

In brief: Maybe...

But, coughing up blood is a serious symptom that always requires evaluation by a doctor. The usual reason for this is bronchitis but malignancy, which can complicate black lung disease, is another possibility.
So, see your doctor.
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