Our expert says:
Blood stained sputum could be an indication that there is an infection in the lung ( could be bronchitis, TB or pneumonia). With TB treatment Intensive phase medication is given for the first 2 months, continuation phase medication is given for the next 4 months. I think your doctor should know that you are coughing blood and a follow up x/ray should be taken to exclude a flare up of TB infection or exclude secondary bacterial infection on the TB damaged area of the lung. Do not stop taking your TB treatment. The bleeding could also come from the sinuses or a nose bleed at the back of the throat - do you see any blood when you blow your nose?
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