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What does haemoptysis and LRTI mean?

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Can you tell me what is Haemoptysis +lrti
Posted Tue, 4 Jun 2013 in Lung and Chest disorders
Answered by Dr. Jay Patel 1 hour later

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(1) Haemoptysis:- is the expectoration (coughing up) of blood or of blood-stained sputum from the bronchi, larynx, trachea, or lungs.

(2) LRTI:- stands of Lower respiratory track infection (lower respiratory track includes Trachea, bronchi and lungs).

In simple terms the following term means an individual is coughing up blood/blood stained mucous secondary to lower hemoptysis are also ruled out.

Hope I was able to answer all the questions. Please feel free to contact me for any other questions.

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