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Blood in phlegm when coughing, pain in shoulder blade, lumps on back of tongue, difficulty breathing

Hi, I have the following symptoms: Bloody phlegm when I cough Pain in right shoulder blade and armpit Three large lumps on the back of my tongue Difficulty breathing Feeling like I have something stuck on my throat Chest pain I am a female aged 36 years. I have had bronchitis , I suffer from GORD and past cases of glandular fever . I will be seeing my local GP tomorrow, but would appreciate any advice in the interim.
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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Welcome in H.C.M.
I have gone through your query regarding your illness for having cough with blood mixed phlegm and difficulty in breathing and swallowing, you are having altered voice , like as something is struck in throat.
The quality of voice you described is called as Muffelled voice,this is characteristic of altered voice due to growth at the base of tongue (posterior part of tongue). Therefore bumps at the posterior part of tongue which you have seen is actually the growth. When the size of this growth increases there always develop difficulty in swallowing and breathing.
Your this problem demands specialist care by E.N.T. specialist for through examination, necessary investigations and to finalized diagnosis and management.
Answered: Thu, 7 Feb 2013
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