The Cause Of Cough Accompanied By Blood In Patients With Lungs?
Good night, sorry I want to ask, my grandmother was convicted of lung exposure, then these past few days she often coughed up to bleed in her mouth and nose, but did not clot her blood, so I asked she said she did not feel tightness in the chest or other symptoms. .. Is it dangerous or not? So how to cure it, and that’s because of what to cough out blood? Thank you…
Hello Aulia, thank you for the question.
Lung disease that can cause coughing up blood a lot. Coughing up blood or in medical terms known as hemoptoe is a cough that is accompanied by blood loss usually due to bleeding from the airways under the larynx. Some diseases that can cause coughing up blood include:
Infectious diseases or inflammation of the lungs, such as infections by TB germs, pneumonia, etc. Tumors or malignancies The presence of foreign objects entering the respiratory tract The existence of injury or trauma to the lungs Vascular disorders Disorders of blood clots Disorders of autoimmune Autoimmune diseases Infection, inflammation, tumors, trauma, and several diseases as mentioned above will cause damage to the lung parenchyma / tissue and blood vessel system in the lungs so that it will cause a coughing up of blood. If you experience coughing up blood, you should consult a doctor, the doctor will conduct a question and answer and physical examination, as well as supporting examinations if needed, such as blood tests, sputum, rapid molecular / gene expert tests, culture, x-rays, CT scans, bronchoscopy, etc. . Treatment will be adjusted according to the underlying cause. Harmful or not also depends on the cause of the complaint and the clinical condition of the patient. In people with massive or massive coughing up blood, it usually requires strict care and must be hospitalized.
Always use a mask, avoid contact with infants or young children, improve air circulation, adjust the room to get enough sunlight, eat healthy and nutritious food, meet fluid needs, get enough rest, collect phlegm in a container and then be buried if the disease is suspected. in the direction of lung infections so that the risk of transmission to others can be reduced. If the complaint does not improve or gets worse accompanied by a limp body, pale, bleeding occurs frequently and often, you should immediately take it to the nearest hospital emergency room.
Thus, hopefully it helps.