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I smell and taste blood

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
There is blood!: Likely you are bleeding, a minor nose bleed could explain along with other causes. Be seen if it doesn't resolve.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Moss
Dr. Gary Moss answered
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Epistaxis: Sounds like your nose is bleeding towards the back of your nose. You should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist (ent).
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
ENT: You should have your nose and throat examined. Maybe a salivary gland issue or something irritated in the ear, nose or throat area.
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A female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Post nasal drainage?: These symptoms of tasting blood and mucus when swallowing and bad breath can be caused by a viral infection of the throat (pharyngitis). They can also ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection: You may have an infection like vaginosis or a yeast infection. Have it checked out by your doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Oral infection: It sound like you have an infection in you mouth (teeth or gums) or in your throat (tonsils ?). You need to see a dentist and/or an ENT specialist for ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
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Baking are we?: In a large mixing bowl: Add one cup of sugar + 1 cup of diced apples + 1 zested lemon + 2 tsp of cinnamon mix well... But if you mean what can you ta ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not certain: Could be infection, or even a neurological issue. It would be best to discuss this with your physician
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Amino acids: Certain foods, especially broccoli and asparagus, contain Amino Acids that are processed quickly and appear in the urine...Smelling. You have a very s ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
?Discharge: Assuming you mean a vaginal discharge? I would not recommend tasting it. Get your foul smelling discharge evaluated to assure it is not infectious. G ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus infection?: It sounds like you may have a sinus infection. Try using nasal saline several times a day or using a neti pot. Decongestants may also help or antihist ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
25 years experience Pediatrics
See a dentist: Brush, floss, and use a listerine-type mouthwash. If the taste/odor doesn't go away, see your doctor to rule out a throat infection, then see a denti ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience Pathology
See the doctor: Urine odor may be a symptom of some metabolic diseases as well as urinary tract infections.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Ate something else !: It is usually a function of what you ate. It may be that you ate something that has either garlic or onion hidden in the ingredients, as you know many ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Blood urine?: Ny change in color?. Any other symptoms while urinating?. Any medications?.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Anosmia: Something has happened to this sensual circuit. A common cause is an upper respiratory infection. There are other causes related to the brain and it ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aleks Radovic
6 years experience Emergency Medicine
Likely: related to your diet. Have you noticed any trends?
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
44 years experience Family Medicine
Check with doctor: Could be many things, but seems that reflux is possible, but could also be a stomach problem, gallbladder problem, etc.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeannine Weiss
27 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Post nasal drip: Once your mucus enters the stomach it mixes with acids, proteins and sulfur producing bacteria which will assist with the smell and taste. You should ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Get Blood Test: Start with a blood test to determine your blood chemistry.
A female asked:
Dr. Akua Agyeman
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Nose picking: In general, if you smell blood in your nose it is because you have an area that is bruised or sore. Do you pick your nose, have a nasal infection, ha ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ENT: Perhaps some residual infection. See ENT doc for evaluation.

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