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what does it mean if you are spitting up blood

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Airway bleeding: This may be from the lungs or bronchus, or another sourse causing blood to enter the airway and produce a cough. Best to see an otolaryngologist to de ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Balminder Mangat
46 years experience Addiction Medicine
Spitting up Blood: Does you friend get into fist fight with the likes of sony corleone.Then it means, your friend is lucky to get out of it alive.If not then it may be, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience ADHD and Autism
Depends : With a bronchial infection and cough or sinus infection you may see some minor bleeding from small vessels which will get into the sputum and be cou ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Maybe nothing: If you have had a hard cough for several days you could have irritated your bronchial mucosa and are getting flecks of blood in the mucous. If it gets ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
You need: Medical attention.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Exertional Migraine: when it occurs during sex is called Coital Migraine. It is usually not associated with bleeding from any source. (this needs to be looked into) Treat ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Archer
29 years experience Bariatrics
Possibly: Spitting up blood, vomiting or coughing up blood are all serious issues. You should get this checked out. There are many potential causes and ulcers a ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Tylor
18 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Get checked out: That can happen for any number of reasons, some harmless and some serious. It can come from the nose, tongue, tonsils, throat, lungs or stomach. You ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
41 years experience Psychiatry
Immediate evaluation: In my practice, with a patient describing similar symptoms, i would recommend calling his or her family physician immediately, or go to the emergency ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Periodontal disease: It sounds like some form of periodontal (gum) disease. Have it checked out by your dentist or a periodontist before it gets even worse and becomes ha ... Read More

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