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Blood tinged sputum
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8 possible causes of "Blood tinged sputum, Headache"
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • General weakness
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • Rapid shallow breathing
  • Fatigue
1. Pneumonia
Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs. The infection may be caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. Pneumonia causes inflammation in your lung's air sacs, also referred to as alveoli. The alveoli fill with flui...
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Stops breathing
  • Stopped breathing
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • Barrel chest
  • Pursed-lip breathing
2. Chronic Bronchitis
Your bronchial tubes are responsible for delivering air to your lungs. When these tubes become inflamed, mucus can build up. The coughing and shortness of breath this causes is known as bronchitis. People often develo...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Withdrawn behavior
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • Headache
  • Heart rate altered
3. Acute Mountain Sickness
Hikers, skiers and adventurers who travel to high altitudes can sometimes develop acute mountain sickness, also referred to as altitude sickness or high altitude pulmonary edema. It typically occurs at about 8,000 fee...
Symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting blood
  • Muscle pain
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • Headache
  • Nosebleed
4. Ebola Virus and Disease
Ebola disease-also called Ebola hemorrhagic fever or Ebola fever-is a rare and often fatal illness that humans and nonhuman primates (such as monkeys and gorillas) can contract. There have been several outbreaks o...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Joint swelling
  • Joint stiffness
  • Chills
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • Headache
  • Skin lesion
5. Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)
Coccidioidomycosis-also called valley fever-is a fungal infection that starts in the lungs, and in rare cases spreads to the rest of the body. According to the California Department of Health, approximately 150,00...
Symptoms:
  • Ataxia
  • Confusion
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • Headache
  • Chest tightness
6. Legionnaires' Disease
Legionnaires' disease is a serious type of lung infection, or pneumonia. It is caused by bacteria called Legionella. The bacteria and the disease were named following an outbreak of the infection at a Philadelphi...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Pain
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • Abdominal pain
  • Wheezing
7. Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially fatal contagious disease that can affect almost any part of the body but is mainly an infection of the lungs.
Symptoms:
  • Respiratory crackles
  • Tired
  • Fatigue
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • Headache
  • Coughing up blood
8. Parrot Fever (Psittacosis)
Parrot fever, also called parrot disease and psittacosis, is very rare. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there have been fewer than 50 confirmed cases per year in the United States sinc...

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
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