Emergency Care

Expert treatment for when you're coughing up blood

Hemoptysis is the medical term for coughing up blood. It’s a symptom of an underlying condition, which may or may not be life-threatening. If you’re coughing up several teaspoons of blood within a short timeframe, call 911. It’s always best to have a medical expert evaluate and diagnose your hemoptysis.

If you’re coughing up blood, whether it’s small or large amounts, our experts at Goshen Hospital Emergency Department can help. We offer around-the-clock emergency services for hemoptysis in Goshen, IN, including advanced diagnostic tools and same-day testing. Visit us on High Park Avenue for quality emergency care.

Symptoms that occur with hemoptysis

Infections, chemotherapy and irritation from constant coughing are just a few reasons you can cough up blood. Some of the most common causes are:

How we heal hemoptysis at Goshen Hospital Emergency Department

Finding the cause of your hemoptysis is our main goal. With same-day lab testing, we strive to reach an accurate diagnosis to make informed, personalized treatment decisions.

We know how stressful and scary coughing up blood can be. That’s why we’re here to help 24/7 whenever you need to go to the ER. Visit us for your acute care needs.

Goshen Hospital Emergency Department treats hemoptysis in Goshen, IN, for communities in all of Elkhart County.