Lung Cancer

Small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer are the two types of lung cancer. Non-small cell lung cancer includes adenocarcinoma, large cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma. Smoking is the primary risk factor; however, it may also be associated with people exposed to smoke, chemicals, or toxins. Treatment includes surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, and palliative therapy.

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Does it require a medical attention when getting phlegm with blood?

Query: Hi doctor, My partner had phlegm with blood just now without coughing. He does not have chest pain and a fast heartbeat. Before a day, he also had a headache and hot temperature. Yesterday, he poked his nose with his finger at night. This morning, he had phlegm coming with a portion of blood. Does ...  Read Full »


Dr. Jose Ignacio Artero

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A possible diagnosis can be lung cancer. For it, your partner must be a smoker for 15 to 20 years or over 50 years so that he can spit blood continuously. If your partner does not have these conditions, then you must be calm. Respiratory tract infection can also be a ca...  Read Full »

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