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1,643 Possible Causes for Hemoptysis

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Mild hemoptysis may be present; however, hemoptysis made also be seen with tuberculosis and other conditions.[emedicine.medscape.com] Hemoptysis suggests the possibility of tuberculosis. A tuberculin skin test, chest radiography, or both are appropriate in these patients.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Acute bronchitis is a common, acute inflammation of the bronchi, with fever and a productive cough. Cardiovascular There may be chest tightness involved depending on the severity. Although acute bronchitis is usually self-limiting with frequent bouts can lead to chronic bronchitis and possibly COPD and heart failure.[…][symptoma.com]

  • Pneumonia

    Pneumonia is an acute or chronic inflammation of the parenchyma of the lung. Most cases are due to infection by bacteria or viruses, a few to inhalation of chemicals, fungi, parasites or trauma. Pneumonia is most commonly classified by the area of lung affected: lobar pneumonia, bronchial pneumonia and interstitial[…][symptoma.com]

  • Tuberculosis

    This lesion may erode a neighbouring bronchus or blood vessel , causing the patient to cough up blood ( hemoptysis ).[britannica.com] […] the part affected; acute symptoms include hectic fever, sweats, and emaciation; serious complications include granulomatous erosion of pulmonary bronchi associated with hemoptysis[fpnotebook.com] Clinical symptoms and signs of pulmonary TB include fever , night sweats , cough , hemoptysis ( coughing up blood -stained sputum), weight loss , fatigue , and chest pain[medicinenet.com]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    […] more common in middle-aged men, possibly related to collagen vascular disease, with positive 'rheumatoid' serology Clinical Aggressive–rapid onset of dyspnea, orthopnea, hemoptysis[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    Thromboembolic Disease : Pulmonary embolism most often presents as the sudden onset of pleuritic chest pain, shortness of breath and hemoptysis.[antimicrobe.org] , peripheral nerves eosinophilia, p-ANCA, abnormal CXR Wegener’s granulomatosis male or female, adolescent to middle aged fever, wt loss, nasal ulcers, cough, sinusitis, hemoptysis[antimicrobe.org]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Hemoptysis suggests the possibility of tuberculosis. A tuberculin skin test, chest radiography, or both are appropriate in these patients.[emedicine.medscape.com] Dyspnea and hemoptysis are common. Patients often give a history of repeated respiratory infections and sometimes give a history of recurrent pleuritic chest pain.[microbiologybook.org]

  • Goodpasture Syndrome

    Smoking in young men may trigger anti-GBM disease manifesting with hemoptysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms are dyspnea, cough, fatigue, hemoptysis, and hematuria.[merckmanuals.com] She again presented in February 2003 with another episode of hemoptysis.[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com]

  • Lung Abscess

    Clinicians should consider the possibility of PAA/PAP in the differential diagnosis of hemoptysis during the treatment of patients with lung abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patient developed hemoptysis 5 days before his presentation to the emergency.[austinpublishinggroup.com] In view of recurrent hemoptysis and persistence of thick walled cavity, he was admitted for lobectomy (left lower lobe).[medical-case-reports.imedpub.com]

  • Bronchiectasis

    After treatment, the patient no longer had hemoptysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Blood-streaked sputum or hemoptysis may be as a result of airway damage following acute infection.[symptoma.com] Symptoms of bronchiectasis include: Chronic cough that gets worse when lying down Thick, foul-smelling mucus Hemoptysis Dyspnea , worsened by exercise Weight loss Fatigue[copd.about.com]

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