This all began in October when I thought I had bronchitis so I did a round of antibiotics then. Then at the beginning of December I started to cough up black stuff. I was given another round of antibiotics and that did nothing for it. I saw an ent who thought it might be fungus dripping from my sinuses, so I did a cat scan and they was clear. I also had a normal scope of my nose, so ent was ruled out. I was then sent to a pulmonologist because they thought the black stuff was old blood coming from my lungs. Sometimes when I cough the black stuff is accompanied by fresh red blood . (25 year old female-not a smoker) I have had several doctors tell me how concerning the color of the black stuff is and the frequency and duration but No one knows where it's coming from. My chest X-ray was clear, but my CBC was abnormal. My WBC and absolute neutrophil count was high and two if my red blood cell counts were low. I was also tested for the alpha1 Antitrypsin but instead of the value being low, mine tested as being high. I am meeting with my doctor again tomorrow but I'm worried he's just going t refer me elsewhere, maybe to a hematologist. Since my appointment with him a few weeks ago, I have lost 5 pounds, I have drenching night sweats where I wake up and my hair is literally in strings (it's cold in my room), my voice keeps changing where it goes hoarse someone's and coughing or clearing my throat won't fix it, I'm really tired, and I'm getting really bad headaches.
Any thoughts or ideas any of you have??