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Persistant cough for years plus more problems, kindly help

I have grave concerns about my daughter, she is 28 and she is a smoker.she has had this terrible deep cough in spell till she almost throws up. Has been doing this for many years she won't be seen, another symptom occurred yesterday that now is scaring me , she woke up in the morning and was having one of her spells which made her throw up with blood also and started choking and gagging up more blood.what is going on?h
Asked On : Fri, 17 Sep 2010
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Cardiologist 's  Response
Hi well come to Hcm.
You should immediately get done her X-Ray chest and blood count reports.
It may be conditions like Bronchitis,Bronchiactasis, tuberculosis, and at rimes
malignancy. If X-Ray chest non conclusive you got to submit her for CT scan
of chest. Thanks
Answered: Mon, 29 Aug 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Savita Mishra's  Response
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It is a cause of concern. Chronic smoking is related to bronchitis, may predispose to tuberculosis and worse still malignancy. Immediately show to physician. Needs clinical evaluation and investigations.
Take care.
Answered: Mon, 29 Aug 2011
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