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i have a sinus infection i keep tasting blood in my mouth should i be worried

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe: I would have the infection treated. But the blood is from the tissue of the nose and sinus cavities being inflammed and "friable" (more likely to blee ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See your PCP: A persistent cough can be a symptom of GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). See your PCP for consultation and 24-hour pH probe test.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
SINUSITIS: Did you just visit with the doc for suns infection or were you prescribed any treatment? You can repost with more information. If you are concerned an ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Sinus disease: The sinuses are aerated chambers that often get closed off and infected. Antibiotics are helpful but the important thing is to open them up again so t ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Saha
Dr. Ted Saha answered
42 years experience Palliative Care
SINUSITIS: Nose bleeding is perhaps due to excessive nose blowing. Mostly due to viral inf. Take over the counter antihistamines with decongestants. If you have ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation : This is most likely some swelling over the sinuses and between, what is temporary condition and will be resolved with improving of sinus infection
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes : With a sinonasal infection, the mucous membrane of the nose and sinuses is inflamed. It is extremely common to have bloody discharge or even some heav ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Reardon
30 years experience Family Medicine
Dehydration?: After someone has been sick, especially for a week, their body is out of balance. Being dehydrated can contribute to a sour taste. Also sometimes pro ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. If you have a middle ear infection and you heard a popping noise and have fluid or blood coming from your ear - that could be a ruptured tympan ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Meyer
18 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Timing: Sinusitis is about both symptoms and how long you've had the symptoms. Many common colds can have colored drainage, but if the symptoms have been arou ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Ulcer: If it's an aphthous ulcer (canker sore), it will heal on its own in 5-10 days. Eating may irritate it, so try to stay on a bland diet. Water squirting ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Bad taste in mouth: The bad taste my be from your sinuses and should go away when your cold is gone. Have you seen a dentist and had your teeth cleaned recently? Gum d ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
YES: Call the surgeon and report it.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mono & Strep? Yikes!: That would be a really awful combo to have but i'm not sure that it would explain numbness on your lips. Numbness is a concerning symptom and deserves ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Mucus: Consult with your doctor. You may have a sinus infection or you are having a reaction to the nasal spray you are using.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus: Sounds like a viral infection with ear, sinus and chest involvement. If your cough is bad, have a high fever or bad headaches you should at the least ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
See doctor today: Sounds like you need to see a doctor today. Call your primary care provider and let them know you need an urgent visit today. Hope this helps!
A member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Virus: Best see an otologist to see if the ear was affected by the virus.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Dark stuff: That dark stuff may be ear wax. See your doctor if you are concerned.
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A member asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: You should see an ENT physician and have that checked. Your nose shouldn't crack.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
More history: Usually "dysgeusia" with an odd metallic taste is from taking medications (even calcium carbonate) or "just happens" & is never explained. I trust yo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
See dentist first: See your dentist. The dentist can prescribe an oral cancer screen in the office in addition to a clinical examination. If the dentist feels it is wa ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: This likely represents blood from your sinuses which could be from a bloody nose, infection or inflammation. I would reccomend that you see your docto ... Read More
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