Ive been spitting up bloody phlegm, and have bright red

Patient

Q: Ive been spitting up bloody phlegm, and have bright red blood in stool. Could these possibly be related or no? What could be causing this? I've been in and out of the hospital for other nonrelated issues lately and Im not sure if this is something I should freak out about just yet.

Symptoms:  Coughing up phlegm with bright blood, passing stool with bright red blood.
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