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Massive Hemoptysis


The charge nurse grabs your arm and pulls you into the resuscitation bay, where EMS have just unloaded a 45 year old guy in obvious distress, coughing up a significant amount of blood. 845 more words

First10EM Cases


Pramanik B. Hemoptysis with diagnostic dilemma. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2013 Feb; 7(1):91-7.

Hemoptysis is a common symptom. Although initial diagnostic workup, including a chest radiograph, often gives a clue to the cause, it provides no diagnostic hints in 3.0-42.2% of episodes of hemoptysis. 469 more words


Health Update

I have been so frustrated with my health! I had a hemoptysis on July 31st (small and short while at school) and another on August 10th, DURING the show! 458 more words

Cystic Fibrosis

My Silicone Implants Stopped Working...

At least, I think that’s what happened.

In October I had an embolization of some of the blood vessels in my lungs. To do this they run this catheter up through the artery in your leg all the way to the blood vessels in your lungs. 626 more words