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Have COPD and coughing up blood. Treatment?

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I have copd and iam coufing up blood
Posted Fri, 18 Oct 2013 in Cancer
Answered by Dr. Robert Galamaga 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Contact your doctor

Detailed Answer:
I am sorry you are having these symptoms.

The most common cause of this issue is bronchitis or pneumonia BUT you need to have a Chest X-ray done as soon as possible for an adequate assessment.

There is a small chance this could be more serious which is why you need to see your doctor as soon as possible.

Dr Galamaga
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