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I've been feeling more tired and have some coughing blood. When should I see the doctor?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Coughing blood

The most common cause of coughing up (a small amount) of blood is acute bronchitis, in which it will go away in 1-2 days.
If coughing up blood persists longer than this, or if you are a smoker over the age of 50, or if you take a medication that predisposes to blood clots (eg., oral contraceptives), you should see a doctor.

In brief: Coughing blood

The most common cause of coughing up (a small amount) of blood is acute bronchitis, in which it will go away in 1-2 days.
If coughing up blood persists longer than this, or if you are a smoker over the age of 50, or if you take a medication that predisposes to blood clots (eg., oral contraceptives), you should see a doctor.
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Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Yes!!!

Immediately. You must be evaluated by a physician with these type of symptoms.

In brief: Yes!!!

Immediately. You must be evaluated by a physician with these type of symptoms.
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