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blood in sputum in morning when clearing throat

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Cool air mist : Humidification of air improves clearance of mucus from the airway. Please avoid smoke and see your physician to discuss ruling out malignancy.

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Rexray: Just because X-ray was negative 2 months ago does not mean it still is negative or originally misread. because lesion was very small. If hemoptysis ( ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Well: Any type of abnormal bleeding can be from a serious cause. Consult primary care doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment or ear nose and throat Doc ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Cahill
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably ok: Katerina, I would not say you should NOT see the doctor for this. A small amount of blood is not a cause for major concern. This can occur in the sett ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Blood in mucous: dried mucous in throat can cause small amount of blood in mucous. Try a humidifier or steamy shower before clearing throat in am
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Bleeding: Your gums may have been damaged by the deceased tooth, or the Dentist may have had to clear away some overgrown gum tissue when doing the repair. Mix ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blood: The blood in the sputum should be investigated. There are various possibilities. See your Doctor to be checked out and be sure to get your questions a ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. T. Allen Merritt
49 years experience Neonatology
Tuberculosis: You need to see a physician soon or go to public health clinic where a sputum culture (including acid fast bacilli) and a chest radiograph. Other fun ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Wheezing: The dputum may be coming from your nose and or sinuses via a post nasal drip. Also gerd cn be a problem. Try using an antihistamine before bedtime.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest a throat swab for culture and an ENT evaluation. Please avoid smoking.
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