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Is Coughing Up Of Blood Post A Head Injury Normal While Having Normal MRI Reports?

My boyfriend fell and cracked his head open a few nights ago and he went to the hospital. They did an MRI and x-rays and said everything looked all right. The kept him for two days and released him today. Since he s been home, though, he has been coughing up blood. Is this normal?
Thu, 2 May 2019
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Hi,

I really appreciate your concern, what the history of head injury given here, symptoms of cough with blood, is not the normal symptoms and it demands medical attention, patient need to be kept under observation for a couple of days again, repeat MRI or CT study is advisable.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Husain, General & Family Physician
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Is Coughing Up Of Blood Post A Head Injury Normal While Having Normal MRI Reports?

Hi, I really appreciate your concern, what the history of head injury given here, symptoms of cough with blood, is not the normal symptoms and it demands medical attention, patient need to be kept under observation for a couple of days again, repeat MRI or CT study is advisable. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Husain, General & Family Physician