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Top 10 Shocking Lung Cancer Facts

Lung Cancer Facts

Lung cancer is the rapid growth of abnormal cells in one or both lungs. It is one of the most common cancers both in the United States and throughout the world. Its incidence has increased year after year and the amount of deaths that the disease causes have also increased as well. However, while there is much that we know about lung cancer, there is still a lot left to wonder about. As such, we have compiled a list of the top ten lung cancer facts that many people may find shocking, that can shed some light on the very common and very dangerous condition

Tuberculosis Symptoms, Skin Test and Prevention Methods

Tuberculosis Symptoms

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that most often affects the lungs and can be fatal. It is commonly caused by the bacterium known as mycobacterium tuberculosis. In many cases, the infection may cause no symptoms. However, in about ten percent of cases, an active infection with characteristic tuberculosis symptoms can develop, and these can be deadly in almost half of cases when left untreated. These tuberculosis facts are further amplified by the fact that the illness is contagious and passed from person to person through the air

Spitting up Blood Causes in The Morning – What Could That Be?

Spitting up Blood Causes

There are numerous reasons why spitting up blood in the morning may occur (of course, the majority of spitting up blood causes are certainly not dependent on time of day). They range in severity from acute injury to serious life threatening emergencies to long term deadly diseases. The problem is that there are so many different reasons why spitting up blood or, coughing it up, may occur, that it is often hard to determine whether or not it should be a considered a cause for panic or not. However, certain hints are available

Top 10 Diseases that Cause Blood in Phlegm

Blood in Phlegm

Coughing up blood can be a rather confusing (and alarming) symptom. On one hand, it can be caused simply from bleeding in the mouth or nasal area. Blood from these areas becomes mixed with the mucous or phlegm that is coming up from the respiratory tract, giving the appearance of blood in phlegm matter, without necessarily disclosing the origin. Oddly enough, it is also not uncommon for blood tinged phlegm to be found in people who are suffering from certain types of gastrointestinal troubles as well