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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
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
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience in General Practice
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
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
Go To ER: If you are bleeding that much you need to be seen by an ent. If it is significant go to the emergency room.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Not likely: Get in 2 b cn by ur pcp. This is abnormal and needs evaluation.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See an ENT: Blood from the nose could just be nosebleeds, but this is something i would check out thoroughly. There is nothing normal about coughing up blood.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Halanski
17 years experience in Pediatrics
Not usually: Strep is a extremely sore throat caused by a bacteria. Usually people have red dots on back roof of their mouth as well as white exudate on the back ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sinusitis: You could possibly have a sinus infection. You should see a doctor for treatment. In the meantime you could try using an over the counter decongestant ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Excessive pressure from coughing can break capillaries and cause small amount of blood to appear in the mucus. Take a probiotic (Megafood Megaflora Pl ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberto Saez
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Post nasal drip: Post nasal drip, allergies even reflux.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Moffett
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes the bumps are swollen lymphoid tissue.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Ringrose
57 years experience in Gastroenterology
No short answer: Herpes simplex virus can cause ulcers of the lips, mouth and throat and/or the genital area. It is infectious. It is usually recurrent & be quite pai ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Could be normal: Couild be normal vessels on the surface, but best to be examined by your otolaryngologist.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Post nasal drip: This can be from nasal allergies, an allergies can help you , you need a nasal spray.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Blood in vomit BAD: You do not want to see blood in your vomit. It implies that somewhere there has been a tear in some part of your throat, esophagus or stomach. You nee ... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See your doctor: I suspect that the reflux has reached your throat now and is the cause for the mucus. However there are other potential causes as well and you should ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Highly unlikely: Unless there was a skull base fracture from major trauma i can't come up with an association.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
See a doctor: The red bumps on your tongue are your taste buds.If you have a slight cough, this can cause your throat to be sore . If you don't have a cold, i reco ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Hanson
36 years experience in Dentistry
Possibly: The bumps on the back of your tongue may be irritated papillae. They may also be the signs of something other than the post nasal drip, so an appoint ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Infected cyst: Probably infected sebaceous cyst. Needs to be excised (cut out) by your friendly general surgeon
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Congestion: Sometimes with hard sneeze mild capillary can break or sometime sinus infection can give little blood.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Sore throat: There are multiple causes of sore throat but without further history and physical exam it is essentially impossible to have it diagnosed correctly. If ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Many possibilities: One of the most common causes of headache in the occipital area (back of head) is tension, with muscles taut in neck pulling on muscles in back of hea ... Read More
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