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Really coughing up phlegm and blood. Is it a chest infection or bronchitis?

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In brief: Seek medical care

This could be due to various causes, many of which may need immediate attention.
I would seek medical care right away and get an evaluation and workup started. Best not to delay.

In brief: Seek medical care

This could be due to various causes, many of which may need immediate attention.
I would seek medical care right away and get an evaluation and workup started. Best not to delay.
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Possibly...

Coughing blood, called hemoptysis, is a symptom that always requires evaluation by a doctor. The usual cause of hemoptysis is bronchitis but malignancy is another possibility.
If you smoke, you need to quit. See your doctor as soon as possible. Go to er of shortness of breath occurs.

In brief: Possibly...

Coughing blood, called hemoptysis, is a symptom that always requires evaluation by a doctor. The usual cause of hemoptysis is bronchitis but malignancy is another possibility.
If you smoke, you need to quit. See your doctor as soon as possible. Go to er of shortness of breath occurs.
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