Coughing up Blood (Hemoptysis)

About- Coughing up blood also known as hemoptysis is a condition when a small or large amount of blood mixed with sputum brought up by a forceful cough.
 Chest trauma or injury
 Churg-Strauss syndrome
 Congestive heart failure
 Mitral valve stenosis
 COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
 Cystic fibrosis
 Drug use, such as crack cocaine
 Foreign body
 Lung abscess
 Lung cancer
 Neck cancer
 Non-malignant lung tumors
 Parasitic infection
 Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)
 Pulmonary embolism
 Pulmonary edema
 Use of blood thinners (anticoagulation)
 Wegener’s granulomatosis

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