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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience in Addiction Medicine
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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience in Dermatology
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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A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
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
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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 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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Very likely: Cause of the blood. If nose bleeds are significant have them evaluated. The most common area for bleeds are the anterior septum. Try gently rubbing ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
62 years experience in General Surgery
Could be serious: Check with ENT doctor soon.
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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 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: Taste of blood in mouth can come from bleeding from gums or stomach or esophagus you should check first with your dentist and if that is ok, you need ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Hope it is sinus: You are young(27) for more dangerous causes .See your dr or ENT because we always worry about blood in any body excretion.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Fioramonti
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not likely: A tickle in your neck or throat is not a symptom of a blood clot. It is much more likely to be coming from an allergy or post nasal drainage of mucous ... Read More
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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 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
43 years experience in Pediatrics
Need check up: It could just be gingivitis, gum disease, but that does not explain your nose bleed. Please go to an urgent care. You need to be examined, blood work ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Need attention: It might be from simple gum disease, or from back of your nose, but please get it checked.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Blood streaked: Sputum is not uncommon with tonsilitis.For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test / cul ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Nosebleeds : Are not uncommon with allergies. I would recommend saline rinses four times a day and start you allergy medicine, be it over the counter Cetirizine or ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Morning: Most of the time this symptom emanates from the mouth or posterior nasal passages with some dripping of mucus. Apparently you don't have any associate ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Walid Samaan
36 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Cough from chest: By definition hemoptysis is when the patient coughs up blood from the lower Airways . it is important to differentiate hemoptysis from hematemesis , ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: One possible cause is a sinus infection which can be treated with antibiotics. Do you have headaches or facial tenderness?
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes.: I would say that in context that you don't have more symptoms that stated. The mucous dries up the very superficial (to the surface) blood vessels in ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Brown phlegm: It would be either old blood from the nose/lungs' or a possible pneumonia. If you are otherwise fine, you could probably watch it for now, but with a ... Read More
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