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Is spitting out a small amount blood in the morning phlegm worrisome? i do have allergies. i am healthy 42 year woman and have never smoked.

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Not a usual thing: This needs to be checked out to find the site where you lose blood from
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Not really : Some blood tinged mucous or phlegm in the morning in people with allergies shouldn't be worrisome, due to inflammation, dryness, nasal sprays or the like, but if this turns to be frank bleeding or blood clots, then you need to be checked. Keep using the saline nasal washes, that would help you out, best wishes

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