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If I just had my period a week 1/2 ago and now I have the clear white mucous and then I get blood but not just a little blood what does that mean?

If I just had my period a week 1/2 ago and now I have the clear white mucous and then I get blood but not just a little blood what does that mean?

Pregnancy: The first and last thing we always have to think about is pregnancy. Try a home pregnancy test. If its negative, repeatit in a week and call your doctor. ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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I'm 20 old girl. When I get up I cough mucous with blood what the reason?

I'm 20 old girl. When I get up I cough mucous with blood what the reason?

Bloody mucus: The mucus is an irritant and because of its irritation, bloody mucus may be produced. ...Read more

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I have the flu and me now on my. Mucous that comes up coming I have blood in it and I get pain in the left side of my head. What I can get for this?

I have the flu and me now on my. Mucous that comes up coming I have blood in it and I get pain in the left side of my head. What I can get for this?

Need doc to see: This may indicate a number of problems. Blood in the sputum always needs a medical evaluation. Post flu a secondary bacterial infection such as pneumonia or bronchitis is possible, and this may require antibiotics. Other problems may be the cause as well. Someone with this problem needs to speak to their doctor. ...Read more

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Since morning I am having watery stool with mucous and blood is it too severe? I have to go out of station tomorrow. Should I leave or get it treated?

Since morning I am having watery stool with mucous and blood is it too severe? I have to go out of station tomorrow. Should I leave or get it treated?

Yes: Such synptoms may be due gastroenteritis from invasive organisms or less likely inflammatory bowl disease. Fluid and electrolyte replacement is crucial to avoid dehydration. Need for medical evaluation is important. ...Read more

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I have sinus congestion and dried mucous symtoms which appears to get worse when taking 10 mg of lisinoprel for my blood pressure. Suggestions?

I have sinus congestion and dried mucous symtoms which appears to get worse when taking 10 mg of lisinoprel for my blood pressure. Suggestions?

Dry nose solutions: If it is due to your lisinopril, discuss with your prescribing md, you may be able to switch meds and improve the symptoms. For now here are some products to try: sinus rinses; nozami (an otc sesame oil spray, available online), ayr gel (saline gel product in drugstores), plain saline mist (otc), or use small amount of aquaphor or vaseline in affected nose. See an ENT if it persists. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get blood in the mucous when I sneeze or in the post nasal drip. What may casue it or what may be the reason?

Sometimes I get blood in the mucous when I sneeze or in the post nasal drip. What may casue it or what may be the reason?

Nosebleeds: From irritated nasal mucosa. Also using nasal spray incorrectly can cause nosebleeds, sore throat and headaches. When ready to spray the left nostril, tilt the tip pointing towards the left ear with your right hand and vice versa. Blowing your nose hard can cause nosebleeding, too. You can apply ointment to your nostril after nasal wash to keep them moist. See your doctor, if worst. ...Read more

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I drank heavily last night, woke up with a typical hang over. I threw up once and layer back down only to have to get back up and throw up again with blood In my vomit. It was Dark red blood that was essentially intertwined with mucous. I also was experie

I drank heavily last night, woke up with a typical hang over. I threw up once and layer back down only to have to get back up and throw up again with blood In my vomit. It was Dark red blood that was essentially intertwined with mucous. I also was experie

The bleeding is: NOT normal and is likely due to the mechanical effect of vomiting PLUS possible esophagitis/gsatritis form your alcohol abuse (YES this is considered alcohol "abuse:) Any more than a little bleeding should send you to the Emergency Room at once...if the bleeding is just ONCE and as you say "intertwined" with mucous you should recover. Use antacids for 24 hours and ASAP
Talk FRANKLY with your PCP! ...Read more

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I have been having a cough for more than a month now I sometimes get mucus, I also get the taste of blood what might it be?

I have been having a cough for more than a month now I sometimes get mucus, I also get the taste of blood what might it be?

A month of. ..: ...persistent cough is something that should be looked in to. Most often this is due to your airways being inflamed when they were fighting a virus. Sometimes this reactivity of your airways after an infection is the first sign you have asthma. The bit of blood may be a little blood vessel trauma from forceful coughing. It is time to see your doctor for an evaluation. Hope this helps; take care:) ...Read more

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I get blood stained cervical mucus a couple of times a week. I am 5 years post menopasal. Should I be concerned?

I get blood stained cervical mucus a couple of times a week. I am 5 years post menopasal. Should I be concerned?

Work up needed: Post-menopausal bleeding always deserves a work-up. It may be due to a simple cause such as medication/Hormone replacement but a detailed history and exam are needed and possibly more in depth testing at a GYN office. You don't want to miss something serious like endometrial cancer but if it is something less concerning then you can be reassured. ...Read more

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Recently, when I cough, I get the taste of iron but there's no blood in the mucus. My health is good. What could it be?

Recently, when I cough, I get the taste of iron but there's no blood in the mucus. My health is good. What could it be?

Phlegm: If you have phlegm from any cause that is sitting around in your lungs before you cough it up, it typically will have a metallic taste. No knowing why. ...Read more

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Why do I have mucus every morning and all so I get this feeling that I'm swaying not dizziness all spinning and I get abit of blood in my tissue?

Why do I have mucus every morning and all so I get this feeling that I'm swaying not dizziness all spinning and I get abit of blood in my tissue?

See doctor: There are many potential causes but I would put sinusitis on top of the list. You need to consult your doctor to get checked out. ...Read more

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For 3-4 years I sometimes get bouts of diarrhea that linger & improve over 2 days, usually w certain foods. Just saw mucus, tiny string blood. Why?

For 3-4 years I sometimes get bouts of diarrhea that linger & improve over 2 days, usually w certain foods. Just saw mucus, tiny string blood. Why?

Gastroenterology: You need an immediate referral to a Gastroenterologist to rule out colitis. In addition, blood in the stool needs urgent evaluation each time. If you loose too much through your stool, you can become anemic. You need screening for colon cancer, colitis, proctitis, and diseases such as Ulcerative Colitis, Chrons Disease, and if you eat spinach/get fever/chills Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome. See MD ...Read more

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When I try to remove the mucus from my nose I get blood?

When I try to remove the mucus from my nose I get blood?

Blood vessels: The nasal passages are lined with blood vessels close to the surface. You are irritating the surface and causing bleeding. Be gentle. Breathing steamy vapor from shower should help clear mucus more easily. ...Read more

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This doesn't happen every morning but on some mornings when I get ready to spit out mucus its mixed with a small amount of blood I haven't been coughing?

This doesn't happen every morning but on some mornings when I get ready to spit out mucus its mixed with a small amount of blood I haven't been coughing?

Get it checked.: Blood from any body site is a danger signal and should be checked. However in your case it may be from inflamed nasal passages with post nasal drip, inflamed gumbs, inflamed tonsils etc but you would most likely have symptoms. This is definitely something you should discuss with your doctor. Please get checked by your physician! ...Read more

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I occasionally have a very small amount of blood in my cervical mucus after running. Should I get it checked out?

I occasionally have a very small amount of blood in my cervical mucus after running. Should I get it checked out?

Maybe: If you run with a tampon in place and there is no blood present on the tampon, then the bleeding may be coming from somewhere else In or around the vagina. If it persists, see a GYN MD as it might be an abrasion that hasn't healed or worse. ...Read more

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My bottom is bleeding, also losing smelly mucus, when I wipe the blood away I get urge to go toilet. I also get pains down my right leg?

My bottom is bleeding, also losing smelly mucus, when I wipe the blood away I get urge to go toilet. I also get pains down my right leg?

See doctor: Your symptoms need attention. Please see your doctor for evaluation. Many things on the list of possible causes. Too long to go into here. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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I have been having a cough for the more than a month at first I thought it was just a regular cold I have tried Nyquil, and other over the counter medications nothing has helped I now get a blood taste when I cough sometimes with green mucus.

I have been having a cough for the more than a month at first I thought it was just a regular cold I have tried Nyquil, and other over the counter medications nothing has helped I now get a blood taste when I cough sometimes with green mucus.

Allergic cough??: You don't mention any fever or production of a lot of mucus or people nearby you (family, coworkers) being ill. That makes me think you might have a cough brought on by a post-nasal drip irritating the back of your throat and making you have a dry hacking, non-productive cough. If you have thickly feeling just a second or so before cough easily treated without antibiotics. (Benzonatate 200 q8h) ...Read more

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I get blood colored mucus tissue before period, is this pregnancy?

I get blood colored mucus tissue before period, is this pregnancy?

Maybe maybe not: It could be infection or premenstrual spotting as well. If concerned pick up a urine pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Hi I gave birth in 2015 to my daughter since then I sometimes get abit of bleedig or blood with abit of mucus for one day?

Hi I gave birth in 2015 to my daughter since then I sometimes get abit of bleedig or blood with abit of mucus for one day?

Spotting: Irregular bleeding is one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I have inconsistent blood in my stool, bright red. I also get a mucus substance when I wipe myself occasionally. What could this be please?

I have inconsistent blood in my stool, bright red. I also get a mucus substance when I wipe myself occasionally. What could this be please?

Rectal bleeding: This should be evaluated. Possible causes include hemorrhoidal bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease, infection, fissure and less likely a tumor. ...Read more

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Everytime I blow my nose I get fair bit of blood mixed in with green mucus going on two weeks not sure what it could be could it be anything serious?

Everytime I blow my nose I get fair bit of blood mixed in with green mucus going on two weeks not sure what it could be could it be anything serious?

Sinus infection: You probably have sinusitis. If you are a non-smoker then it is likely viral and you just have to wait for your body to clear the infection. If you have pain in your face and teeth, fever over 101 or you feel it is getting worse then see your doctor. You may need an antibiotic for a bacterial sinus infection. In the meantime, use a nasal saline spray and OTC cold remedy such as Dayquil. ...Read more

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I recently had a cold I'm just starting to get over. When I blow my nose I notice blood in my mucus, should I be worried?

I recently had a cold I'm just starting to get over. When I blow my nose I notice blood in my mucus, should I be worried?

Don't worry try Neti: But do watch for changes. It's probably surface capillaries the have been quite irritated and have broken. It should improve as you recover and you may want to use a neti pot saline wash instead of blowing. If it stays or gets worse - see your doctor. But it should heal up. Best! ...Read more

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Every once in a while I get a yellow anal mucus discharge and this time it was mixed with a little blood, what does that mean?

Every once in a while I get a yellow anal mucus discharge and this time it was mixed with a little blood, what does that mean?

Rectal bleeding: Blood and mucus from the anus is not normal. It may indicate colitis, either infectious or other. Hemorrhoids may bleed but there is no mucoid discharge. It sounds like you would benefit from a sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy. ...Read more

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I lost my mucus plug at 20wks/2 days No blood. Doctor said don't worry about it should I get a second opinion? Was told to resume regular activities

Mucus plug: Consider a consult with a maternal fetal specialist or ask for an ultrasound for cervical length. Depending on your medical or surgical history this may not be that abnormal. ...Read more

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After I do a poo and wipe I get dark red blood clots and mucus on the paper?

After I do a poo and wipe I get dark red blood clots and mucus on the paper?

GI bleeding?: Fecal blood may originate from any part of the gastrointestinal tract. The color is dark if it comes from the stomach but bright red if it comes from lower GI parts. It can be from bleeding benign ulcers or ulcerated tumor and often it comes from traumatized hemorrhoids. Suggest checking with a gastroenterologist or proctologist (specialist in lower GI & rectum) ...Read more

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Had two different antibiotic still have same cough steroids cleared blood from mucus but feels if I can't get right underneath to cough up stuff?

Had two different antibiotic still have same cough steroids cleared blood from mucus but feels if I can't get right underneath to cough up stuff?

Needs more tests.: If the cough did not clear out after taking two different antibiotics then there has to be another reason for that cough or you might have infection from germ that is resistant to the commonly used antibiotics. Your doctor will have to reevaluate you and possibly order some more tests to find the cause. ...Read more