Coughing Up Blood
Coughing up blood is what it sounds like—when you cough up blood, expelling it from the throat, lungs, or any other part of the respiratory tract. The medical term for coughing up blood is hemoptysis. The seriousness of the condition depends on the amount of blood and the length of time the blood is being coughed up, but, a you’ll read below, it should...
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Coughing up blood: Symptom — Comprehensive overview covers definition,
possible causes of coughing up blood.
Oct 19, 2015 ... Coughing up blood, known as hemoptysis, is a symptom of a disease and should
never be ignored. The blood can come from the throat, lungs, ...
Coughing up blood is the spitting up of blood or bloody mucus from the lungs and
throat ... Coughing up blood is not the same as bleeding from the mouth, throat, ...
Causes. Expand Section. A number of conditions, diseases, and medical tests ...
May 2, 2011 ... Common gastrointestinal causes of spitting up blood are inflammation and
infections, such as the stomach inflammation called gastritis.
Coughing up blood can be alarming, but isn't usually a sign of anything serious.
... pulmonary embolism (a blood clot in the lungs) – this usually causes sudden ...
Feb 26, 2015 ... Bloody sputum (spitting up blood or bloody mucus) can come from common ...
Causes of bloody sputum include lung infection with pneumonia, ...
May 30, 2000 ... Hemoptysis is the coughing up of blood from the respiratory tract. The blood can
come from the nose, mouth, throat, the airway passages leading to the lungs, or
the lungs. In a healthy nonsmoker, ... Hemoptysis Causes ...
Feb 14, 2006 ... Coughing up blood is the spitting up of blood or bloody mucus from the ... Causes
. A number of conditions, diseases, and medical tests may ...