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I have been coughing week noe but last nignt when I slept

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I have been coughing for a week noe but last nignt when I slept ,woke up from my sleep with a strange taste in my mouth it was blood that i spit out
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Customer: bright red blood
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.
Thanks for this questionI'm sorry this happened.This can be scary.The most common cause of something like this would be bronchitis or pneumonia. This does need to be checkedIf you smoke, you need a CAT scan of the chest to rule out more serious thingslet me know if you have other questions.if done for now, please leave a positive rating above the chat box so I can get credit for helping you todaywe only get credit for helping clients after positive feedbackyou can always reach me with "a question for Dr. Phil" in the medicine, cardiology or pharmacy categories if you have any other questionshere is my website if you need to reach me again: for using
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.
Please don't forget to look at the rating scale for me.I am credited for work only when you rate positiveIf you have more questions, just reply :)