Posted on Apr 19, 2022
Coughing of blood ( Hemoptysis ) is a sign of airway or lungs disease.
The amount and quality range from blood mixed with sputum each time you cough or you cough up several cups of blood or even massive bleeding. Massive bleeding is an emergency but this situation is uncommon. No matter how small the amount of blood you should consult your doctor soon.
Causes of coughing up blood :-
The most common causes are chronic bronchitis, tuberculosis, lung cancer, pneumonia, lung abscess, fungal infection, mitral stenosis etc.
Lung Cancer Signs and Symptoms: –
Lung cancer remains the number one cause cancer death among men. Heavy smokers that smoke more than 25 cigaretts/day experience a risk that is 20 times greater than that of Non smokers.
If you or your loved one is experiencing any of the mentioned medical conditions, it is best that you consult a doctor and a pulmonologist at the earliest.