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Blood in spit from throat

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 36 years experience
Blood in saliva...: There's no way to tell without a thorough examination. If your gums are bleeding due to inflammation, i.e., gingivitis or periodontitis, then it could... Read More
Dr. Wayne ORoark
Dentistry 57 years experience
Gums: The most likelly source is your gums. Have a dentist check out your gums as it could be an indication of gum disease.

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Allergic rhinitis: That is part of the allergic rhinitis syndrome. You develop allergy, small amount of mucous but enough to dry up the blood vessels in the back of the ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 25 years experience
Maybe: Accutane can and does cause dryness of the nasal mucosa. This can cause irritation and possibly easy bleeding. If this happens farther back in the nos... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Hemoptysis?: If "spitting" means you're coughing up blood, that's called hemoptysis and usually means a bronchial or lung problem. Often mild, but can be serious, ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
Dentistry 29 years experience
2 Ideas: It may be periodontitis or gingivitis causing the gums to bleed but that would not cause a sore throat most the time. With a sore throat though, it mi... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
How important this might be depends on information you don't mention. Why are you taking the antibiotic? If for a respiratory infection (e.g. bronchit... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Exam : Please see your MD for a physical exam to take a look. Sounds like a trivial amount of blood and you will be fine.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
See your doctor.: it is not normal to have blood in your saliva or to have the new onset of right-sided chest pain despite presumed treatment for your chronic Gerd. Bec... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Many possibilities..: You're asking where the blood came from, right? Can't tell over the internet. Your gums may be inflamed, food may be getting trapped in that broken to... Read More

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