Heartburn And Coughing Up Blood?
morning. I am a girl of 21 years old. I want to ask, my heart hurts and I’m coughing. when the cough is strong the sputum is mixed with blood. that’s why huh. my head hurts and feels dizzy. my wrist feels cramped. if you stand for a long time it feels like to fall. I wonder why. thank you doctor.
Hello. Thank you for the question submitted to HealthReplies.com. We can understand the concern you feel.
Complaints of heartburn in young women can be caused by several possibilities, the most common include:
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease), symptoms: burning sensation in the pit of the stomach that can spread to the back of the breastbone, bitter / acid taste in the mouth, often belching, nausea, vomiting, flatulence; aggravating symptoms after eating or lying down)
Erosive gastritis (inflammation of the stomach wall, symptoms: heartburn, nausea, bloating, belching, associated with a long history of taking anti-inflammatory drugs)
Peptic ulcers (sores on the mucosa of the stomach or duodenum, associated with Helicobacter pylori bacterial infections, also related to a long-term history of consumption of anti-inflammatory drugs, influenced by stress, symptoms: heartburn, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, and decreased nasu eat)
Functional dyspepsia (symptoms: feeling full after eating, heartburn, rapid sensation of fullness, burning sensation in the pit of the stomach, nausea, vomiting, frequent belching; but no structural abnormalities are found on endoscopic examination, complaints persistently for> = 3 month)
Comprehensive anxiety disorder (excessive anxiety and anxiety, sometimes illogical, experienced throughout the day, felt within 6 months or more, can be accompanied by motor tension such as headache, heartburn, palpitations, and trembling)
Meanwhile, complaints of bleeding cough can be caused by several possibilities, including:
Pulmonary tuberculosis, which is a lung infection by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis, causes a long cough (2 weeks or more) that can be accompanied by blood, heavy sweating especially at night, significant weight loss without apparent cause, decreased appetite, and long-standing fever
Irritation or abrasions in the airways due to coughing too hard / forced, for example patients with inflammation / infection of the upper respiratory tract or allergic
Lower respiratory tract infections by bacteria other than M. tuberculosis, such as pneumonia or bronchitis
Bleeding from the teeth / gums that come out together when coughing
Lung cancer, complaints of coughing up blood, tightness, weight loss, body weakness, usually occurs in older people
You are advised to check directly with a doctor or a specialist in internal medicine so that proper evaluation and treatment can be done. The doctor will perform anamnesis, physical examination, and supporting examinations if there are indications, for example: gastrointestinal endoscopy. At home, it is recommended that you take the following steps:
Limit consumption of foods that are acidic, spicy, oily, gassed, and coffee
Don't lie down straight after eating
Drink at least 8 glasses of water per day
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