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I have had a laryngectomy several years ago and recently had…

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I have had a laryngectomy several years ago and recently had a could so there was thick mucus and hard coughing so now I am bleeding from my trec

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?

Just a few days ago I am pretty much over the cold as I had the sweats last night but the coughing usually causes bleeding after a while

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

Know I am on 325 mg of asperin due to I have a stint in my left car artery

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

how old are you?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
62
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

This sounds like tracheobronchitis

this is an infection of the throat and bronchioles

have you had antibiotics?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
62 no
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

Ok

You do need antibiotics for this

can you see your doctor?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I can call them tomorrow or do a walk-in
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

Ok that would be the next step for sure

is this helpful?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I mean I was looking for a way to stop the bleeding would using a saline spray help
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

Yes, it might

stopping aspirin would help too

Just make sure your doctor is okay with you stopping aspirin

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Ok I am not sure how much you know about having a laryngectomy so I not sure you are really that helpful in my situation but I will call my doctor at UC Davis Medical tomorrow
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

Yes, I am very familiar with it

You need antibiotics and to ask about stopping aspirin

those are the next steps

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
ok thank you for your advise I will skip my asperin tonight until I get further advise from my doctor Have a good evening
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

welcome ;)

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