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Is lung cancer related with bloody cough?

hi, ive been coughing up blood now for tha past few months and my right side behind my ribs have really been hurting...could that be lung cancer??? i dnt know wat to do and i have no insurance to go to a docter. im just trying to get an idea of wat it might be...
Tue, 16 Sep 2014
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Hi

Since you are coughing up blood i would advise you to do CT scan of chest.
If any space occupying lesion is found in the scan then to do biopsy from the lesion to rule out malignancy.

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