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How old is your friend?
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How long has he been coughing out blood?
That's a long time to be coughing up blood.
At this point, I would not recommend any over the counter medication until we have a better idea of what's causing it.
I would recommend that he gets a chest x ray initially and possibly a ct scan afterwards if needed.
Then, he can be treated appropriately based on the imaging results.
Let me know if you have any other questions.
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I wish there was a better option.
He can get a chest x ray for around $50 at pretty much any outpatient facility.
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