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Have a lot of thick mucus and some blood when coughin to clear throat, do this means a sore throat?
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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Hopefully
If this is an acute problem, and you are sick with a cold, cough or the like, then it is not a big deal.
It should go away with time (<7 days). However, if you are coughing up blood for more than a few days and especially if you feel otherwise well, you need to get that checked out asap. Coughing up blood could be a sign of a serious problem.

In brief: Hopefully
If this is an acute problem, and you are sick with a cold, cough or the like, then it is not a big deal.
It should go away with time (<7 days). However, if you are coughing up blood for more than a few days and especially if you feel otherwise well, you need to get that checked out asap. Coughing up blood could be a sign of a serious problem.
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