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If I spit out phlegm with blood two times should I be worried

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Spitting up blood: There are many reasons for your symptoms but without getting more information and talking to you and examining you I cannot help except to go to a wal ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ellis
42 years experience Family Medicine
Blood from mouth: Blood from the mouth can be from a number of causes to include mouth and gum area, your tube to the stomach (esophagus) or even you lung or airway. Sm ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe,maybe not: Adults get RSV rather often but seldom have any lower airway problems like small babies.Their immune system has built up some resistance to the germ o ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
58 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Chronic infection : You need to see a physician ASAP as you may have a chronic infection in your chest. Good L Luck
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Taj Jiva
Dr. Taj Jiva answered
45 years experience Internal Medicine
May need evaluation: This may be related to nose bleed going down to your lungs. The most common cause of bleeding from lungs is a coughing spell which can break small blo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
A 42-year-old female asked:
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Not a usual thing: This needs to be checked out to find the site where you lose blood from
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: It may be due to an infection but need to rule out a more serious cause especially if you are a smoker or have had a lot of 2nd hand smoke exposure.

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