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How can heart disease cause blood in mouth?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Lung microbleeds: Most often the problem is little hemorrhages from capillaries in the lungs that are under too much pressure as the right side tries to pump against a failing left side. Ordinary folks may experience this during extreme unaccustomed exercise.
Last updated Jul 19, 2012


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