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HI I have had a persistent cough for a long time now and often cough mucous up which is blood stained or contains yellow 'lumps'. this evening I coughed some blood stained mucous with green 'lumps' in?

HI I have had a persistent cough for a long time now and often cough mucous up which is blood stained or contains yellow 'lumps'. this evening I coughed some blood stained mucous with green 'lumps' in?

Bronchitis: When you cough repeatedly and forcefully you may get blood tinged sputum. You need Antibiotic. Please call us on Health Tap Prime for live consult. We can help you.

And depending upon previous treatment and other conditions you may also need Xray etc. ...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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What is the implication of having a blood stained mucus from the nose?

What is the implication of having a blood stained mucus from the nose?

Trauma: The most common cause of nasal bleeding is trauma, either from aggressive blowing, rubbing the nose, or nose picking. It can also occur with some nasal sprays and occasionally with infection, nasoseptal perforation, or other nasal problems. If it persists, you should see your doctor for an examination of the nose. ...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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I have mucus vaginal discharge with blood stain, what is this?

I have mucus vaginal discharge with blood stain, what is this?

No: Not uncommon to have spotting with a micous like discharge around and after you ovulate. ...Read more

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After 1 weeks menstrual ended, when pass urine there is a pink or sometime red mucus coming out. After urine, there is some blood stain whn wiping..

After 1 weeks menstrual ended, when pass urine there is a pink or sometime red mucus coming out. After urine, there is some blood stain whn wiping..

This can be: Challenging. The fact that you notice this most often after urination means that you must be most suspicious that there is some type of bloody discharge coming from the urethra/urinary tract. This could be simple inflammation of the urethra--urethritis--or an indicator of infection or other problem in the bladder or kidneys. It needs evaluation and testing. See your Doctor soon/now:) ...Read more

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M57, suffering from virus/cold/flu. Could inhaling steame from small instant chinese and started getting fresh blood stained mucus for 10 hrs. Advise?

Not serious: It's not unusual to see a little bleeding from the upper respiratory tract and sinuses in the throes of an infection. So long as bleeding is mild and not obstructing your breathing, just ignore it. Bleeding when you're otherwise well should be investigated. I suspect you're taking Aspirin (?) which also contributes. ...Read more

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V.little blood stain mucus when clearing throat ONLY in the morning. Have cold and cough for 10 days now.

V.little blood stain mucus when clearing throat ONLY in the morning. Have cold and cough for 10 days now.

Well: Any type of abnormal bleeding can be from a serious cause. Consult primary care doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment or ear nose and throat Doctor ...Read more

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I've had blood stains & clots & white/greenish/reddish mucus in my stool for about three weeks now. Nausea, dizziness & lots of gas too. Help!

I've had blood stains & clots & white/greenish/reddish mucus in my stool for about three weeks now. Nausea, dizziness & lots of gas too. Help!

See a local doctor: Presence of blood stains and clots in the stool in combination with dizziness indicates you may have bleeding somewhere in your GI tract. It is important to see a local doctor to investigate the cause and rule out any potentially serious causes. ...Read more

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I have an irritated dry throat and only cough when it's tickly. This morning my mucus was blood stained and had a red and dark spot in it. Is it serio?

I have an irritated dry throat and only cough when it's tickly. This morning my mucus was blood stained and had a red and dark spot in it. Is it serio?

Irritated dry throat: May be from rhinitis nasal congestion/ inflammation, from dryness in air, warm dry heat. Put vasoline, to moisturize, on the inside tip of nose in AM and PM, gargle with salt water3x a day, suck on lemondrops. Drinkg 2.5-3.5 liter /day water /gatorade to be hydrated. I do not think it is serious, but do f/u with doctor /urgent care this week ...Read more

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My stool is alwys mushy & comes out wth gas. NOT TARRY. 2-3 bowel move/day. No constiption. Often c MUCUS. Often c chunk of food in. Twice I saw very little Red blood stain mxd with mucus. Hb 14. NO TENDERness. Is it CA? Aunt pssd wth Colon CA@age of 74

My stool is alwys mushy & comes out wth gas. NOT TARRY. 2-3 bowel move/day. No constiption. Often c MUCUS. Often c chunk of food in. Twice I saw very little Red blood stain mxd with mucus. Hb 14. NO TENDERness. Is it CA? Aunt pssd wth Colon CA@age of 74

Unlikely: The most important consideration for you is whether your current bowel habits represent a change from your normal routine. This would potentially make your description of BMs more concerning. It is not altogether unusual to occasionally see undigested food & streaks of blood, & your Hb is reassuringly normal. If remain concerned about your family hx, reasonable to discuss with gastroenterologist ...Read more

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When is best time of month to go for peri menopausal blood test?

3rd day: 3rd menstrual bleeding day when the hormones are at baseline level. ...Read more

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Aside from blood work, how could I tell if I was starting menopause?

Aside from blood work, how could I tell if I was starting menopause?

Missing periods: If your periods are starting to become erratic and you know you are not pregnant. Blood work is usually not used to determine whether you are becoming menopausal by most docotors. ...Read more

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Menopausal by blood work X 5 years. No cycle X 2 yes then cycle last month. Should I worry?

Menopausal by blood work X 5 years. No cycle X 2 yes then cycle last month. Should I worry?

Yes: Sudden vaginal (endometrial) bleeding after menopause can be caused by a variety of reasons, including hormonal disturbances and tumors or the uterus. See a gynecologist ...Read more

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I have had blood work done 2 months ago that show im not in menopause, but I'm experiencing some symptoms, is that possible?

Check Hormones: The hormonal changes of menopause can start as early as age 40. In the begining the hormones surge in an unpredictable fashion. The surge=symptom. Your earlier blood test may have been at a time when there was no surge. As you age the surges will first increase in frequency before stopping all together. The test will be positive when the surges are more frequent. ...Read more

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My wife is in peri menopause menopause and and after urinundation periodically after wiping she has a small mount of blood is this normal?

Not normal.: This needs to be evaluated. Your wife may need an endometrial biopsy and/or hormone testing. If she thinks it is coming from her bladder, then a cystoscopy may be needed. ...Read more

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Does blood pressure rise during a menopause hot flush?

Does blood pressure rise during a menopause hot flush?

Variable: It could rise because of the acute distress or fall because of the dilation of blood vessels. It's variable! ...Read more

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Post menopausal spotting of blood. 9 yrs since hysterectomy?

Post menopausal spotting of blood. 9 yrs since hysterectomy?

Spotting: You should not have spotting after hysterectomy. You should consult an Ob-Gyn to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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Hello. Can going through menopause change the effectiveness of blood pressure medication?

Hello. Can going through menopause change the effectiveness of blood pressure medication?

High BP-Menopause.: Menopause-related hormonal changes can lead to weight gain and make your blood pressure more reactive to salt in your diet. Which, in turn, can lead to higher blood pressure. Some types of hormone therapy (ht) for menopause also may contribute to increases in blood pressure. Hence you might need more blood pressure medication than previous doses. ...Read more

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I am 2years into the menopause, so why when I wipe my virgina after a wee, I see light pink blood on the tissue?

I am 2years into the menopause, so why when I wipe my virgina after a wee, I see light pink blood on the tissue?

Get checked: This could be simply due to the thinness of the tissues in menopause, but it could be other issues also. The source of the discharge/bleeding needs to be identified (bladder vs uterine) and this is best determined by an exam and urinalysis. ...Read more

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Blood estrogen, twice tested, over 1, 100. Gyno now referring me to endo. 50, no menopause. How high is too high? Terrific health otherwise!!

Blood estrogen, twice tested, over 1, 100. Gyno now referring me to endo. 50, no menopause. How high is too high? Terrific health otherwise!!

Typically: Usually, when total estrogen is >200pg/mL it should be further evaluated. It can be from exogenous estrogen (medications), Alcohol or tumors of the pituitary gland or ovary. It can also be from more rare causes like estrogen insensitivity. ...Read more

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What does urinating blood during menopause imply?

What does urinating blood during menopause imply?

A trip to the Doctor: Post menopausal bleeding needs a work-up. Your doc needs to determine if the blood is coming from the vagina, cervix, uterus, urethra, or bladder. Then they can plan accordingly. Please see you doc & get referred to a good gyn. Take good care of yourself. ...Read more

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Yes I'm wondering if blood sugar is going up because of menopause and no ovaries?

Yes I'm wondering if blood sugar is going up because of menopause and no ovaries?

Not likely: Menopause is not one of the known causes of diabetes. As we age the chance of getting diabetes goes up. If you're struggling with your blood sugar schedule a visit to be tested for diabetes ...Read more

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Why is having blood clots in a period a sign of the menopause?

No: The presence of blood clots means only that the bleeding is happening fast enough that blood is able to form clots in the vagina before it comes out, which just means the bleeding is heavy.

Some women have heavier bleeding as they near menopause, but clotting is not a sign of menopause per se. ...Read more

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What dietary techniques may control blood pressure during menopause?

What dietary techniques may control blood pressure during menopause?

Diet: Eat a healthy diet with many fruits, vegetables, nuts, fish, and lean meats. Control the body weight to keep in normal limits. Avoid excessive salt. Exercise frequently. ...Read more

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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more