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Blood in mouth

A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many causes: Blood in mouth could be from your gums, esophagus, windpipe or nose. See an ENT doctor for complete examination of your upper aerodigestive tract firs ... Read More
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Dr. John Thaler
41 years experience Prosthodontics
MD & Periodontist: See your md for evaluation of your diabetes and see a periodontist and possibly prosthodontist. Your tissues may be adversely affected by the diabetes ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: Find the cause of the bleeding
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Yes, but: Bleeding indicates either trauma or infection. Are you seeing a specialist Orthodontist? If so he/she can check this at your next adjustment and refe ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
21 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Acute Bleeding: Or brb (bright red blood) is a sign of fresh and continuous bleeding. Darker blood is "older blood" and clotted blood. Blood can have a variety of s ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Lung microbleeds: Most often the problem is little hemorrhages from capillaries in the lungs that are under too much pressure as the right side tries to pump against a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Quite the contrary: You should not tilt your head back, since you could choke on the blood. But you don't have to let it bleed, either. Pinch your nose, right at the midd ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she d ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
21 years experience Family Medicine
Sneezing: You might have an allergy causing your frequent sneezing. Try to think about what you have been exposed to in your environment before the sneezing sta ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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WilliamTellOfFlight?: An arrow in the sinus must be pretty painful! In the other kind of sinusitis you're best preparing the day before and of your flight with a decongesta ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Yes, if you are exposed to someone elses blood through cuts in your mouth/lips, you can get HIV. Get checked ASAP.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Both related: The white stuff at the gum line is most likely plaque and calculus, which in fact would be the cause of the bleeding gums from periodontal (gum) disea ... Read More
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