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Hi My cousin brother coughed up 200 ml of blood

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My cousin brother coughed up 200 ml of blood 2-3 times few days back. Reports are attached. Kindly confirm your diagnosis and advice next course of treatment herein
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Answered by Dr. Esmeralda Sera (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Atelectasia

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking

I have bean carefully through the examinations send from you below .
In may opinion he have lung infections with atelectasia.

Atelectasis is collapse of lung tissue with loss of volume. Patients may have dyspnea or respiratory failure if atelectasis is extensive. They may also develop pneumonia.

Hi need to consult a pulmonologist and have further treatment with antibiotic or other medication chosen by the doctor

Regards
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Hi My cousin brother coughed up 200 ml of blood

Brief Answer: Atelectasia Detailed Answer: Hello and thank you for asking I have bean carefully through the examinations send from you below . In may opinion he have lung infections with atelectasia. Atelectasis is collapse of lung tissue with loss of volume. Patients may have dyspnea or respiratory failure if atelectasis is extensive. They may also develop pneumonia. Hi need to consult a pulmonologist and have further treatment with antibiotic or other medication chosen by the doctor Regards