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Blood from back of throat

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Met: I would advise seeing your physician and possibly an ENT specialist. The source of the bleeding should be determined. It may be isolated in the upper ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Virus: This is most likely a viral upper respiratory tract infection and generally runs its course in 5to7 days without specific treatment. Call your physici... Read More
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
Viral: Upper resporatory infection, you will get better. Sometimes, it is followed by a bacterial infection. Then you need an antibiotic
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Hemoptysis: Blood from the back of your throat can come from your nose, your lungs, your throat or your stomach. I would go to the emergency room to be evaluated... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 39 years experience
Get a culture: You may be suffering from a strep infection. I suggest you go to a clinic for an exam and lab tests as soon as possible. In the meantime drink a lot o... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info needed: You do not mention if you saw any blood. Of you saw blood, see a doctor. Bleeding from the esophagus, larynx or nose is not normal and needs to be eva... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Oral sex: Often seen post oral sex. Like an intraoral hickey. If painful and persistent, see oral surgeon.
A member asked:
Dr. Joshua Rosenthal
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 19 years experience
Get checked: Your local ENT can give you a good checkup to make sure there are no masses or lesions in your nose causing any bleeding or help to decrease the mucou... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Bloody taste: You need to see an ENT doctor for a complete exam. Blood in the mouth can be from many possible causes!
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Pneumonia?: Despite what it "feels" like, most likely the blood and sputum (phlegm) are coming from bronchial tubes or lung. Maybe from your sinuses, bu... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
How do you know ..: ..that it's blood. need to confirm that first.
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