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My father is 54 & recently while coughing he is getting blood in his cough. This blood is sometimes red & sometimes black in color. We have consulted a doctor in our city & he is currently admitted my father in the hospital to temporarily control the blood in the cough. Some reports have come today that says that there is a dense consolidation in upper lungs & Likely Alveolar haemorrhage. What does this mean Doctor? Please help me and tell me if this is Cancer, TB, any other acute disease. I am really worried for his health and expect some help in this regard. We stay in Allahabad Uttar Pradesh & can you please suggest a good doctor for this treatment. What is the meaning of Likely Alveolar haemorrhage? I look forward to hear from you soon. Thank you.

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Lybrate-user, according to brief history of your father's illness there are three possibilities. 1. Pneumonia. Bacterial. Gets cured with treatment. 2. Tb. Gets cured with treatment 3. Cancer. But it need confirmation by ct-scan chest. See your pt is attended by pulmonologist.
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