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I am sorry about your husband and his coughing
he needs to be on cough medications to help him not cough as much
gauifenesin and codeine or tesselon pearls are prescription cough medications.
his bleeding could be in his stomach which can cause his stools to be tar black
or his bleeding could be in his muscles under his skin. ice packs on these areas under his skin in areas of bruising can help decrease pain and swelling
his body will take weeks to months to slowly absorb blood which is in his muscles
he may need to take iron pills or get blood tranfusions to help bring up his red blood cell count levels.
he may need a chest CT scan to look at his lungs to see why he is coughing.