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Can stopping smoking cause you to cough up blood?

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Dr. Matthew Solhjem
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Probably not.

If someone has smoked for years and is coughing up blood (even if recently quit smoking), this needs to be checked out by your primary care physician.
A chest xray or chest ct needs to be done to rule out lung cancer.

In brief: Probably not.

If someone has smoked for years and is coughing up blood (even if recently quit smoking), this needs to be checked out by your primary care physician.
A chest xray or chest ct needs to be done to rule out lung cancer.
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