U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Kingsville, TX
A 23-year-old male asked:

Blood in phlegm and from one nostril(left) since last 8 days.. and from other nostril (right)normal phlegm... no other symptoms.. reason?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Blood in nasal mucus: This is relatively common and usually due to a dry nose. It could be due to dry heat outside or dry A/C air indoors. Is there any reason for you to be dehydrated? Do you drink water. You should strive to increase hydration, use nasal saline mist in the nose to moisturize it, avoid rubbing or forcefully blowing the nose and see ENT MD if it persists.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Mar 30, 2021

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.