Hemoptysis

What is Hemoptysis?

It is the expectoration (coughing up) of blood or of blood-stained sputum from the bronchi, larynx, trachea, or lungs (e.g., in tuberculosis or other respiratory infections or cardiovascular pathologies).

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I am 31 years old woman, 5.3 height and 74 weight. I am asthma patient, and suffered TB when i was only eleven years old. I had hemoptysis on the...

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hemoptysis is blood from respiratory tract and better to visit a pulmonologist for evaluation.
"hematemesis" is...

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I've had severe cough (used to cough continously for 3 to 4 mins) and cold.
Now after medication both cough and cold are manageable. family doc...

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Hi,

Thanks for posting the query.

From your history, I understand that you had suffered from Tuberculosis (TB) 6 years back and now had an episode...

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Hi , I have been experiencing hemoptysis for about one month with cough (for 2 months), only that cough has reduced in intensity and no. of times....

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There are many causes for haemoptysis. But at times cause for haemoptysis cannot be established even after detail investigations. You may undergo...

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What questions would you ask the patient to help you establish a cause for the haemoptysis in this case? and why

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Hello I am suffering from hemoptysis which started over 12 months ago (very slight) It has now got worse and I spit up a desert spoon of bright red...

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A friend of my cough up blood couple of hours ago and she ses it wasn t the first time, from the start she ses it s nothing but if its a continue...

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should I be worried about precancerous cells? I smoked from 19-25 and quit 3 years ago. I'm 29.

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Every day in the morning after I get up, I spit some amount of a cough and I have very small amount of blood split also? What needs to be done?

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