Doctors for Coughing Up Blood in Chickballapur, Hubli-Dharwad
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COUGHING UP BLOOD
Coughing up blood is also known as Haemoptysis. It is basically the spitting up of blood or bloody mucus from the lungs and throat. Blood that comes up with a cough often looks bubbly because it is mixed with air and mucus. It is most often bright red, although it may be rust-colored. Sometimes the mucus contains only streaks of blood.
HOW IS COUGHING UP BLOOD DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis for the same includes a bronchoscopy or endoscopy along with CT-scan, chest X-rays and other similar procedures to understand the basic cause of the blood coming out. Blood and urine tests are also conducted.
HOW IS COUGHING UP BLOOD TREATED?
The treatment will depend on the ailment that has caused the hemoptysis. Bronchial Artery Embolisation is a method that may be followed to pull a cathether through the choked arteries for better blood supply. Also, a bronchoscopy and surgery are other treatment options.
DID YOU KNOW?
Antibiotics for infections and chemotherapy for cancer may also be prescribed for treatment.