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I had a complete laryngectomy in2011. Lately, I've been expelling through my stoma dried bloody mucus. Could it be due to low humidity? I live in Western, N.Y. The past winters, I have not had this problem. Should I be worried about lung cancer?

Doctor's Assistant: Are you keeping a personal medical record while dealing with this?

Well, yes, of course though my doctors. However, being cancer free since 2016, I've not had any concerns. Very difficult to erase cancer from the mind.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Certainly. I did have breast cancer in 2012, it required a lumpectomy, no problem since. Now, here is the big one! On 9/24/ this year, one day before my birthday, I had a heart attack. Never would have known. No symptoms. Thought I was fighting a UTI, but the heart enzymes tripomin was elevated to 17. I was transported to Hamot in Erie,PA

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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 8 months ago

how old are you?

did you smoke before? yes, dry air and heat in your home can dry your airways and cause coughing up bloody mucus.

let me know if you have questions.

I doubt you have lung cancer

do you have a humidifier?

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