coughing blood

coughing blood

V. an important sign which should never be ignored. The medical term is ‘haemoptysis’. Blood-streaked sputum is common in BRONCHITIS. Coughing of pure blood is almost always serious and can be a sign of lung cancer, lung abscess, TUBERCULOSIS, HEART FAILURE, PULMONARY EMBOLUS or blood clotting disorders.
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While initial symptoms include hoarseness of voice and shortness of breath, chronic cough, coughing blood, bronchitis and other infections caused by the blocked airways are common symptoms of lung cancer.
But if you develop sudden chest pain, have trouble breathing or start coughing blood, you should go to A&E immediately.
You can seek advice most easily from a pharmacist, and are encouraged not to call 999 or go to A&E unless you develop sudden chest pain, have trouble breathing or start coughing blood.
Coughing blood is the production of blood or bloody mucus from the respiratory tract, which includes the lungs and main air passages.
The combined symptoms of TB include but are not limited to coughing that lasts two to three weeks, coughing blood, chest pain, unintentional weight loss, fatigue, and fever mainly at night and sweating at night.
Even after Clement's arm was broken and Nailo started coughing blood, abusive interrogation went on uninterrupted," the group further claimed in their statement.
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Dryly coughing blood, bleeding sore ears, fever, shakes and aches, body almost too weak to hold its own weight, chest pain, shortness of breath, loss of appetite.
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He had initially complained of dizziness, and began coughing blood shortly afterwards, according to witnesses.
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