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why is there blood in my phlegm

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Needs investigation: After this long you need to get this evaluated to determine the source and cause of the bleeding. It could be blood from the nose, the sinuses but al ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on the: amount. If it is a small amount and does not recur, you can probably wait until your next visit. If it is a large amount, or if it persists, notify ... Read More
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Get checked : May just be a viral bronchitis that has caused some blood in the phlegm and neck glands to swell but important to have the chest and throat examined t ... Read More
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Sore throats: May need antibiotics and a throats swab. Pl see GP for the same.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. The blood could be from a number of locations in your respiratory tract (lungs, nose, sinuses etc). Because of the fact that you are wheezing, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Hard to tell: Having just a bit of blood in mucous is difficult to assess. Perhaps having a Chest X ray done can be helpful. If need be a CT scan has a higher chanc ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Throat: Could be irritation or trauma or acid reflux. See an ENT ASAP
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other caus ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Devin
46 years experience Dentistry
Metallic mouth taste: There are many causes for a metal taste in the mouth. Most are systemic and need a internal medical consult to find the answer. They will check diet m ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Blood tinged sputum: Likely from an infection. Tb is rare and is only factored in when you have a known exposure. If you are running a fever or have colored secretion you ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Blood in mucus: Unlikely that an isolated occurrence of blood in your phlegm/mucus is a concern. From time to time the mucus membranes of the nose/throat can bleed as ... Read More
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