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Why was there bleeding from my lungs ?

Hi I had problem of TB in 2007, i have complited the courese of Medicine for 12 Month, my weight in 2007 was 55KG, now it is normal 72 KG (Hight 6 Feet), i dont have any sympton of TB i.e low grade fever , weight loss , loss of appitite, last week there was bleeding problem from my lungs, the blud come out is 100-120 ML, after taking the treatment from doctor i am okey now,what could be the reason for bleeding.
Tue, 10 Jan 2012
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U HAVE HEMOPTYSIS (POST TUBERCULIS FIBAOSIS & DESTROY LUNG). IN ACUTE ATTACK U HAVE TO TAKE MEDICAL TREATMENT BUT IN CASE OF MASSIVE OR RECURRENT HEMOPTYSIS U SHOULD GO FOR SURGICAL INTERVENTION (CT SURGEN).
IN SOME MILD CASES THEURAPUTIC RADIOLOGY (BAE) IS ALSO HELPFUL.
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