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Productive red cough with severe stomach pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   my friend has been coughing blood ans she had this very sharp pain in her abdomen today
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
User :   hi
Doctor :  
since when is she having such symptoms?
User :   Since Monday I believe
Doctor :  
what other symptoms does she have?
User :   She also has headaches and she cant breathe at times
Doctor :  
is she on any medications for her symptoms?
User :   ive also noticed behavior changes
Doctor :  
does she have fever?
Doctor :   ok
User :   no she isnt on medication and she hasnt had a fever
Doctor :  
what behaviour changes have you noticed?
User :   she seems to not care about anything anymore
Doctor :  
is her cough productive? is sputum present?
Doctor :  
User :   whats sputum
Doctor :  
what is the color of blood that she coughs up? and what is the quantity of this?
Doctor :  
sputum is mucus like things that comes out when we cough
User :   bright red and the quantity is alot
User :   sputum is present
User :   also she doesnt eat anymore
Doctor :  
could tell about how much is it? is like 1 small cup? say about 20-30 ml or more than that?
Doctor :  
is the blood bright red or altered in color?

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