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What things affect the chances of getting coughing up blood?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Many

Coughing up blood is related to many factors- what is causing the cough, the chronicity and frequency of the cough as well as any changes in blood clotting or bleeding.
Coughing up blood can be a very serious problem and should be evaluated by a physician.

In brief: Many

Coughing up blood is related to many factors- what is causing the cough, the chronicity and frequency of the cough as well as any changes in blood clotting or bleeding.
Coughing up blood can be a very serious problem and should be evaluated by a physician.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Infections, cancer

Coughing up blood can be from bronchitis from t.
B or other lung infections or can be from lung cancer. It could also be blood coughed up from the esophagus from varices. This is not a normal symptom and you should consult a physician as soon as possible.

In brief: Infections, cancer

Coughing up blood can be from bronchitis from t.
B or other lung infections or can be from lung cancer. It could also be blood coughed up from the esophagus from varices. This is not a normal symptom and you should consult a physician as soon as possible.
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
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