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What can cause you to cough phlegm with a little bit of blood?

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Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Hemoptysis

Bronchitis/pneumonia/congestive heart failure/pulmonary embolus/ ling cancer with airway involvement to name a few.
If symptoms persist, you should seek medical attention sooner rather than later.

In brief: Hemoptysis

Bronchitis/pneumonia/congestive heart failure/pulmonary embolus/ ling cancer with airway involvement to name a few.
If symptoms persist, you should seek medical attention sooner rather than later.
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
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Dr. Tony Su
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Commonly, infection

Infection such as bronchitis, is the most common cause of blood tinged sputum.
However, if this persist , other conditions such as tuberculosis, abscess, cancer, abnormal blood vessels, blood clots, fungal disease may be present. If it doesn't stop on its own, seek medical attention.

In brief: Commonly, infection

Infection such as bronchitis, is the most common cause of blood tinged sputum.
However, if this persist , other conditions such as tuberculosis, abscess, cancer, abnormal blood vessels, blood clots, fungal disease may be present. If it doesn't stop on its own, seek medical attention.
Dr. Tony Su
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