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What causes blood in sputum?

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Posted on Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Question: SIR IN MORNING BLOOD IS COMING IN SPLIT WHY
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Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney (13 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
I need further details.

Detailed Answer:
Dear Friend.
Welcome to HCM. I am Dr Anshul Varshney. I understand your concern.
Blood in sputum can be due to many reasons like:
1. Respiratory tract infection
2. Pulmonary TB.
3. Cancer of Lung.

To help you better give me following details:
1. When did you have the first episodr?
2. How many times you had it?
3. Any weight loss , fever?
4. Any cough or expectoration since long?
5. Any acute sore throat or any running nose?

Revert with these details for a better help.
Stay Healthy.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Anshul Varshney (11 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
I need further details.

Detailed Answer:
Dear Friend.
Welcome to HCM. I am Dr XXXXXXX Varshney. I understand your concern.
Blood in sputum can be due to many reasons like:
1. Respiratory tract infection
2. Pulmonary TB.
3. Cancer of Lung.

To help you better give me following details:
1. When did you have the first episodr? dond now
2. How many times you had it? daily morning since one month
3. Any weight loss , fever? no
4. Any cough or expectoration since long? no
5. Any acute sore throat or any running nose? no

Revert with these details for a better help.
Stay Healthy.
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Follow up: Dr. Anshul Varshney (0 minute later)
Brief Answer:
I need further details.

Detailed Answer:
Dear Friend.
Welcome to HCM. I am Dr XXXXXXX Varshney. I understand your concern.
Blood in sputum can be due to many reasons like:
1. Respiratory tract infection
2. Pulmonary TB.
3. Cancer of Lung.

To help you better give me following details:
1. When did you have the first episodr? dond now
2. How many times you had it? daily morning since one month
3. Any weight loss , fever? no
4. Any cough or expectoration since long? no
5. Any acute sore throat or any running nose? no

Revert with these details for a better help.
Stay Healthy.
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Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney (13 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Get investigated.

Detailed Answer:
Dear Friend.
Welcome to HCM.
I would advise you to get investigated.
Get following investigations:
1. Hemogram with ESR.
2. Chest Xray
3. Sputum for AFB.

Don't take this lightly. Get these tests done.
Revert with these investigations
Stay Healthy.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What causes blood in sputum?

Brief Answer: I need further details. Detailed Answer: Dear Friend. Welcome to HCM. I am Dr Anshul Varshney. I understand your concern. Blood in sputum can be due to many reasons like: 1. Respiratory tract infection 2. Pulmonary TB. 3. Cancer of Lung. To help you better give me following details: 1. When did you have the first episodr? 2. How many times you had it? 3. Any weight loss , fever? 4. Any cough or expectoration since long? 5. Any acute sore throat or any running nose? Revert with these details for a better help. Stay Healthy.