Lung cancer and blood in your urine?

Not related likely. Most likely blood in the urine is not related to your lung cancer. Go to see your doctor to eval why you have blood in the urine- infection? Stone? Etc. Are you receiving chemo? Sometimes- medication include chemo can cause irritation on the bladder/cystitis. Discuss with your doctor re-above problem- get some work-up and go from there. An imaging like sono kidney or ct scan may be needed.
Not usually related. Bladder or kidney cancer with spread to lung could bring that pattern. Or a urinary tract infection/ cystitis while also having a lung primary cancer.

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What does coughing blood mean -- lung cancer?

Maybe. Coughing blood is a classic sign of lung cancer, but may also be seen with acute infections, chronic bronchitis, or even dental disease. This should always be worked up to rule out lung cancer (or head and neck cancer) and not assumed to be secondary to something beingn. The prognosis for lung cancer is dramatically improved with early diagnosos, often made difficult by the lack of early symptoms. Read more...
Hemoptysis. Hemoptysis may be the presenting symptom of a pulmonary neoplasm, av malformation, necrotizing pneumonia, rasmussen aneurysm, bronchitis to include some. Must see your pulmonologist or your thoracic surgeon stat. Need a bronchoscopy and cat scan thorax with and wihout contrast. Further intervention depends on findings. Read more...
Yes it can. If the blood is just staining the tissue paper, you should make a clinic appointment as soon as possible. If you are coughing up greater quantities than that, you should seek immediate medical attention as this can be a life-threatening situation. Read more...
Maybe... Coughing up blood, hemoptysis, is most often due to bronchitis. But, it can be a sign of lung cancer so it always needs to be evaluated to rule out cancer. Read more...

If someone has lung cancer, will they cough up blood eventually?

Not necessarily. Coughing up blood ornhemoptysis when associated with lung cancer implies a tumor in one of the major airways usually. More distally located tumors can hide from detection longer since they may have no symptoms. Most patients that i can help as a surgeon have early stage disease, no symptoms, and their cancer was discovered because of something completely unrelated but warranted a chest x-ray. Read more...

Can lung cancer be diagnosed with scans and blood work alone or is a biopsy necessary?

Get a biopsy. Several conditions of the lung may have overlapping features presenting as a discrete lesion on imaging. If biopsy is possible, it is the best way to confirm or rule out a cancer. Read more...

If you had lung cancer that has spread to other parts of your body would it probably be big enough to be seen on X-ray or your blood work be off?

Yes and no. When Cancer starts to spread, it begins as clusters of cells that form tiny colonies in other body parts. These will grow in size over a few months to become visible on X-rays and various diagnostic imaging tests such as CT scan and or PET scan. Blood tests do not show cancer cells , so we rely on the above imaging tests and repeat them periodically(every 2-3 months) to monitor for the tumor growt. Read more...

25yrsold, 9yrsmokinghistory, coughed up tar and an isolated spot of blood, small amount, clearcxr, no othersymptoms, lung cancer?? Lungs xound clear also

Unlikely. One of the best decisions you can ever make is to stop smoking now. There are innumerable negative health effects associated with smoking. With that being said, your presentation is more consistent with bronchitis, a small amount of blood is no cause for worry. Lung cancer in a young person is highly unlikely, follow up with your doctor for persistent blood or worsening symptoms. Read more...

Had paid and dry cough in rt lung for 2.5 months. Had xrays & bloods done. All ok. Lft to be done in october. Could I have lung cancer. Very worried?

Not too likely. Lung cancer rarely presents in patients of your age, and is even more rare among non-smokers, so your worries are likely overdone. On the other hand pain and a cough are worrisome for other conditions, and you should see your doctors again if they have not made a diagnosis and treated it. You say xrays were done, but the best procedure to find a lung cancer or other lung mass is chest ct. Ask. Read more...
Number possibilities. Pain associated with a cough is usually a self-limited illness like bronchitis, pleuritis (inflammation of lining of lungs), perhaps pericarditis (inflammation lining of heart). If it is going on for 2.5 months, it requires work up by a general internist or a pulmonoloist (internist that specializes in lungs). Asthma can present as a cough, but pain unusual. Have it evaluated. Read more...
Not likely. If you have a normal chest x-ray, then you are not likely to have lung cancer, at least not an obvious tumor which could explain your persistent cough. Yet if you cough persists, you need an ongoing medical evaluation and treatment to control it. Sometimes it can be a symptom of asthma or acid reflux. So go see your doctor again till the cause has been found and treated. Read more...