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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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I have swollen gums (bleeding), sore throat, canker sore under my tongue, in gums (group of multiple sores), in my cheeks and also in my lips.

I have swollen gums (bleeding), sore throat, canker sore under my tongue, in gums (group of multiple sores), in my cheeks and also in my lips.

2 separate problems: 1. Bleeding gums can be a sign that you already have, gum disease and need to see a dentist. 2. Canker sore, nothing cures canker sores or prevents recurrence. However, many over the counter antiseptic and pain-relief medications can ameliorate pain, prevent infection and promote healing. ...Read more

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What is the cure for bleeding throat? Whats the causes of it thank you

What is the cure for bleeding throat?  Whats the causes of it thank you

Depends: The cure depends on the cause of course. Minor bleeding/inflammation can be simple "pharyngitis" caused by a bacteria or a virus and medications or rest/fluids and time will help. Severe bleeding from varices or other serious issues would need further investigation and testing. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I was prescribed co-amoxiclav for my mild bleeding throat when I wake up. No symptoms of other chest inf. I'm not sure if necessary?

I was prescribed co-amoxiclav for my mild bleeding throat when I wake up. No symptoms of other chest inf. I'm not sure if necessary?

AntibioticOrBigMac??: Never a good idea to take an antibiotic if you don't need it.First,you don't need it.Second, there can be side effects(commonly diarrhea and allergic reactions).Third, when bacteria are exposed to antibiotics they can develop resistance and when they are used unnecessarily it just increases the chances.Fourth, they cost somebody money.Money they could buy that Big Mac with.So make sure you need it ...Read more

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What can I do to treat a bleeding ulcer in throat?

What can I do to treat a bleeding ulcer in throat?

See a doctor: Canker sores are the most common ulcer but they don't bleed unless bitten. Bleeding is a worrisome sign and should be seen by a physician to ensure it is not malignant. There is no debate on this. ...Read more

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My forehead had sudden intense pain and felt bruised when touched and then my nose started bleeding and blood in throat then pain stopped. Normal?

My forehead had sudden intense pain and felt bruised when touched and then my nose started bleeding and blood in throat then pain stopped. Normal?

Not normal.: See ur dr asap.It could be from migraine, sinus infection, viral infection, blood disorder, brain tumor etc. God bless u! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=20628. ...Read more

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For nasal bleeding and blood in throat secretions twice in last six mnths what procedure shud b performed.my family doc only checks ant.turbinates..

For nasal bleeding and blood in throat secretions twice in last six mnths what procedure shud b performed.my family doc only checks ant.turbinates..

History & physical: The key to accurately diagnosing any condition is to start with listening carefully to your story, then asking more focused questions (a history). Then a careful physical exam, based on history, will help narrow down possibilities. Looking in nose & throat w/ light sounds obvious here, but presenting to your doc w/ a request for specific testing, may create bias. May need bloodwork or ENT refer. ...Read more

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9 yr old daughter severe nose bleeding since night before last...15 total as of now..She wakes up with blood going down her throat...Bleeding out of both sides.?

9 yr old daughter severe nose bleeding since night before last...15 total as of now..She wakes up with blood going down her throat...Bleeding out of both sides.?

Needs Evaluation: Nose bleeds in kids are commonly triggered by allergic irritation & minor trauma in the sensitive area of the nasal membranes. This can be frequent & recurrent. The number & frequency you report would make me wonder about a clotting issue. Nsaid pain meds can interfere with clotting or there are some unusual disturbances involving platelets. Id see your dr & have this looked into. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more