10 Blood Clot in Lung Symptoms

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Symptom #3: Hemoptysis

Hemoptysis is a term that refers to coughing up blood or mucus that is stained or streaked with blood from the trachea, bronchi, lungs, and larynx. Some causes of hemoptysis include bronchitis, tuberculosis, lung cancer, pneumonia, and cardiovascular conditions.

Massive hemoptysis can be defined at 300 mL. To obtain a diagnosis in cases of hemoptysis, family history, medical history, the amount of blood, sputum, and other accompanying symptoms are important. Hemoptysis is a symptom that can be seen among some patients with a blood clot in the lung.

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