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If I spit out phlegm in the morning with small amount blood should I worry

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Take notice: A little blood in your mucus which is related to allergies is not too unusual. However, this is something you should watch. It might indicate that the... Read More

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Not a usual thing: This needs to be checked out to find the site where you lose blood from
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Not really : Some blood tinged mucous or phlegm in the morning in people with allergies shouldn't be worrisome, due to inflammation, dryness, nasal sprays or the l... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Spitting out: Small amount of blood is ok due to irritation in the nasal mucosa. Colds, flu, allergies, sinus congestion can be a factor.Blowing nose hard and picki... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Possible bronchitis: You may have a respiratory infection and require antibiotics. I would recommend a culture and cytology analysis of the sputum. The tenderness of the ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 60 years experience
Need diagnosis: Brown phlegm is probably not from the oral cavity or from the gums. Obviously, you need a proper diagnosis. Although you say there is no nasal bleed... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Blood on phlegm: If this is an isolated incidence, there is most likely no worry. If it persists, you can seek medical treatment.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Phlegm: You surmise correctly that the phlegmis old blood. You may have a post nasal drip and the mucus has eroded the blood vessels in your nose to account f... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Chronic infection : You need to see a physician ASAP as you may have a chronic infection in your chest. Good L Luck
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Hard to say....: Blood mixed with your saliva could be coming from multiple sources, including your gingiva, your sinuses, your stomach, or your lungs. Without a medic... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Cough: I am less concerned about the tiny amount of blood than the "violent cough" in a 2 month old. If it was just a single incident then ok, but if she is... Read More

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