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Old 07-03-2006, 10:29 PM   #1
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Bleeding Of The Lungs (coughing Up Blood)

I Have Recently Hospitalized Due To Shortness Of Breath Coughing Up Blood And Extreme Fatigue. They Did A C/t Scan Xray And Found Several "areas Of Concern" But After Many Blood Tests For All The Obvious Probable Causes We Got All Negative Results. I Am Home Now And Trying To Function Day To Day Some Good Some Real Bad,i Cant Get Out Of Bed And I Cough Large Amounts Of Blood. I Am On Prednesone And Advair Which Seem To Help Some. What Could This Be My Doctor Wants Me To Take Another T/b Test Under The Skin Tomorrow But At Best I Think He Is Stumped.......im Scared

 
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Old 07-11-2006, 04:21 AM   #2
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Re: Bleeding Of The Lungs (coughing Up Blood)

hi robbie,
i feel for you ,but you have given me some hope , ive had lots of chest infections and antibiotics i was a smocker but gave up the beginning of the year, i have a chest infection now and i have hashis underactive thyroid also i been given inhalers a few times i cough blood up on occasions and its very scarey i also understand that a few times that the doc checked my chest it was in the bottom left lung, always and now after a few years he sends me for a chest exray and im thinking the worst any ideas????? i also suffer from anxiety so you can imagine what im going through thanks for reading anyone and its helped me just to talk to you .
loads of love to you robbie love from kat

 
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Old 08-23-2006, 05:00 PM   #3
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Re: Bleeding Of The Lungs (coughing Up Blood)

Hello,
When I cough up blood it is coming from bronchiectasis. Have they done a bronchoscopy on your lungs to check for that? For me they say it is a blood vessel in the diseased area that collapses and the blood comes out of it and it comes up in my throat.

 
Old 08-23-2006, 05:02 PM   #4
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Re: Bleeding Of The Lungs (coughing Up Blood)

Also, have they checked you for mycobacterium avium complex (MAC)?

 
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