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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience in Dermatology
Maybe: Accutane can and does cause dryness of the nasal mucosa. This can cause irritation and possibly easy bleeding. If this happens farther back in the nos ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: Spitting up blood from your throat is not normal and you should be checked by your doctor who may refer you to an ENT. There is something bleeding in ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest ENT and a visualization of your upper airway first.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hmmm: Several reasons. Have you been coughing or sneezing? These could lead to small tears that could result in blood.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
Go To ER: If you are bleeding that much you need to be seen by an ent. If it is significant go to the emergency room.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Very likely: Cause of the blood. If nose bleeds are significant have them evaluated. The most common area for bleeds are the anterior septum. Try gently rubbing ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sinusitis: With nasal and or sinus congestion/infection, rupture of tiny blood vessels is common. If the bleeding isn't very brisk, coagulation occurs in the for ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Excessive pressure from coughing can break capillaries and cause small amount of blood to appear in the mucus. Take a probiotic (Megafood Megaflora Pl ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See an ENT: Blood from the nose could just be nosebleeds, but this is something i would check out thoroughly. There is nothing normal about coughing up blood.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Blood in saliva...: There's no way to tell without a thorough examination. If your gums are bleeding due to inflammation, i.e., gingivitis or periodontitis, then it could ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
From the sinus: Some individuals can have a bloody nasal discharge from a sinus infection, if some of it is swallowed it may be coughed up too. If the symptom persist ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
42 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many reasons: Infections, bruses, polyps (small benign growths), etc can cause what you are describing.
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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Sinusitis: time to be seen for sinus disease. See your local PCP or ENT,
A member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Need attention: It might be from simple gum disease, or from back of your nose, but please get it checked.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience in General Practice
Get a culture: You may be suffering from a strep infection. I suggest you go to a clinic for an exam and lab tests as soon as possible. In the meantime drink a lot o ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
43 years experience in Pediatrics
Need check up: It could just be gingivitis, gum disease, but that does not explain your nose bleed. Please go to an urgent care. You need to be examined, blood work ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in 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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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Need more info: My recommendation would be to see a doctor asap since coughing up blood never has a benign cause. On the other hand it would be helpful to know how l ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience in Family Medicine
Need Treatment: Consul your doctor. Take biaxin 500 mg twice daily for 2 weeks. Phenergan (promethazine) dm cough syrup, one teaspoonful 3 times a day till the cough ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Not likely: Get in 2 b cn by ur pcp. This is abnormal and needs evaluation.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
>1 wk seek help: If this persists for more than one week unchanged, a visit to your primary care physician is indicated, as we want to be sure there isn't a tumor. We ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: One possible cause is a sinus infection which can be treated with antibiotics. Do you have headaches or facial tenderness?
A member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Yes. Vigorous coughing can break small blood vessels and cause those symptoms. However, coughing up blood should always be evaluated by an MD.
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A female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Cold: There are sources of blood, like the stomach, the lungs and the nose and posterior pharynx. In time of cold or upper respiratory infection, there is m ... Read More
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