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Severe cough and cold, blood in sputum. Chances of tuberculosis?

Doc, I have colds and cough(dry cough) more probably for almost 1 week. I am having a hard timing coughing and after some time blood comes through the sputum. I am very anxious that It might be suspected to be tuberculosis. but I didnt experience night sweats and fever. Also, the right part of my chest hurts whenever I cough
Asked On : Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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You need a chest x-ray and blood work. If you have a knows exposure to TB then this would be more likely...if no known exposure or risk factors then it would be less likely.
Answered: Wed, 19 Jun 2013
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