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Suggest treatment for cough with blood stains

hi im 24 years old and i been having an on going cough for about over a year now. it comes and goes and sometimes its worse than others. i dont feel sick its just a cough that dont leave. sometimes i feel congested and sometimes i cough up blood tinted mucus. and now its been here for 2 weeks but not all day long just in the morning and sometimes at night. what can i do?
Tue, 21 Jun 2016
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You need to see a doctor for an exam and a chest x-ray to rule out pneumonia or lung cancer. Otherwise, this could be caused by gastric acid reflux and I would put you on either Zantac or Nexium for that
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