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is it normal to bleed from the nose and mouth after death

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Nose bleed: A nose bleed can cause drainage into the throat which is likely what she is experiencing. If it stopped within 25 minutes it is most likely a normal ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Many possible: reasons but most are benign.Get checked if keeps happening.Go sooner if nose is hurting or has redness.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Cahill
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Can't be sure: I suggest you try some nasal saline spray or wash, 3-4 x a day. Nosebleeds are common, commonly worse in the winter. NEVER pick your nose - trauma i ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anil Gungor
34 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: please go to an emergency room for an exam - you may have a subarachnoid (into the brain) bleeding especially if you have severe headache and confusio ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Which nerve?: Could you provide more info for context. Please clarify and re-ask. Thanks
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Serious...: See a doctor....
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Siu
16 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Could be: By aggressive teeth cleaning, i'm assuming deep teeth & gum cleaning (scaling & root planing). Healthy gums do not bleed but if you haven't been floss ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience Urgent Care
Keep out: Yes, old blood from a procedure may/will be seen. Some of it dries on the lining inside the nose. When our noses run, the dried blood is moistened and ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly : One nasal polyp is unlikely to do this. It can be from multiple polyps. It is more likely that if you have been using decongestants you may have beco ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Occasionally: Depending if you had hemorrhoids or biopsies, you may experience a little bleeding for a day or two. If polyps are removed, the bleeding can be heavi ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Chest pain : Chest pain after stopping the blood thinners must be immediately evaluated by a lung physician or surgeon.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Hempel
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The answer is yes to all of those situations. If you have deformity of the face after a "hit" to that area, you need to see an ear, nose and throat d ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Human trick: Babies are orally focused, so if they identify how they did that cool thing and how to repeat it, they'll be self-amusing. Of course, when the grown u ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Nose bleed: There are several possible reasons. One common reason is bleeding from a blood vessel in the nose. This could rupture due to nasal congestion, irritat ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nose bleed: Hello, it would be logical to assume that the blood you are seeing originates from your nose bleed. Blood that seeps into your nose will form clots an ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
A dry tongue: can be caused by a number of things, including dehydration, medications and various other medical conditions and diseases. I can appreciate your conc ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Proabbly not: it's very common for blood to go down the throat. One small bleed that stopped promptly is not a big deal and not a reason for medical attention. If i ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Sure: The tissue is still healing..
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John McClay
30 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Lots of reasons: Nosebleeds occur for a variety of reasons. In children, 90% of nose bleeds occur in the front near the nostrils, which is why pinching the nose helps ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Hard to say: Hard to say without examination. See an oral surgeon when symptoms are present for assessment/recommendations.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sandler
48 years experience Dentistry
No Spitting!: If you just had an extraction, spitting can loosen the blood clot that forms over the wound. Spitting, smoking, or alcohol can increase the chance of ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 years experience Pain Management
Get checked: Get checked. Typically if there some sort of blockage it will cause a person to become a mouth breather. Rule out respiratory and sinus issues that m ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Time: The itchiness may be due to anti- histamines taken for a cold. They are often found as an ingredient in cold medicines.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kessler
55 years experience Periodontics
See a periodontist: If you have bleeding gums it is a sign of a problem. It could be an infection in the gums or the sign of a systemic problem start with the periodonti ... Read More

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