The Cause Of Bloody Cough Is Accompanied By Cold Sweat And Weight Loss
Hello Goodnight … You want to ask, just about a month ago, I just got out of the hospital … Before my hospital coughed out blood, my body liked to come out cold flares, my body weight dropped a little … The next day I went home sick and examined .. in the lung’s bontrays “.. and he said I had a lung infection “, but did not say the details of the lung saki “what … In hospitalized for 3 days, then was allowed to go home by the doctor. I was given a prescription for taking medication for 6 months, the medicine was large red, every morning I took 4 pills … The doctor also suggested that I eat nutritious food … then if I eat my cutlery apart and if I tell you I should wear a mask … What I want to ask, is I actually suffer from lung pain? The problem is the doctor, the nurses who examined me, they did not say if I had lung disease … Just called a lung infection
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Bloody cough is a cough with phlegm that contains blood in it. This blood can come from the throat, nose, windpipe, and lungs. The existence of blood, indicating that there is a disease in the respiratory tract that is serious and requires good treatment.
The severity of the disease in the respiratory tract affects the amount of blood released when coughing. Blood can be in the form of patches mixed with phlegm, comes out in more volume, and can also be bubbly because it is mixed with air.
The following diseases can cause symptoms of bloody cough:
1. TB. Tuberculosis (TB) or often also known as TB is a lung infection disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Symptoms that appear are chronic coughing for more than 3 weeks, phlegm, and often bleeding. In addition there is fever, weakness, weight loss, night sweats and sometimes accompanied by chest pain.
2. Bronchiectasis. Bronchiectasis occurs due to damage and permanent widening of the bronchi and respiratory tract. As a result, lung function becomes not optimal so that makes mucus accumulate in the lungs. This situation causes symptoms of continuous coughing and shortness of breath, sometimes also causing bloody cough.
From the symptoms you feel and the treatment given by your doctor, it is likely that the cause of your bloody cough is due to tuberculosis. To prevent transmission, there are things that must be obeyed, namely wearing a mask when in a crowded place, covering your mouth when sneezing, coughing, and laughing with a tissue then immediately removing the tissue and washing hands, and not throwing sputum or spitting carelessly.
I hope this helps