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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


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Constantly having some blood coming from my nose and throat in my mucus. I take allergy med. What could be wrong, its annoying! And how can I stop it?

Constantly having some blood coming from my nose and throat in my mucus. I take allergy med. What could be wrong, its annoying! And how can I stop it?

Sinus infection?: Nosebleeds often originate at the nasal septum but a sinus infection may also cause your symptoms. If you are taking the older generation antihistamine , it may dry up your mucous membrane on the septum further to cause nosebleeds. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I woke up with blood in my mouth this am. My throat seemed dry causing me to wake up and causing me to cough a couple times. I don't have bloody nose?

I woke up with blood in my mouth this am. My throat seemed dry causing me to wake up and causing me to cough a couple times. I don't have bloody nose?

Periodontal Issue: According to your symptoms is possible your gums are bleeding due to gingivitis or periodontal disease. Plaque and tar accumulation irritates the gums leading to bleeding, sour taste , dry mouth. See your dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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In my sleep the blood from my bloody nose runs down my throat and into my mouth. Should i be worried about breathing in blood into my lungs?

In my sleep the blood from my bloody nose runs down my throat and into my mouth. Should i be worried about breathing in blood into my lungs?

Aspirating blood: Your gag reflex works well even during sleep, so aspirating blood is unlikely. If small amounts do get into the lungs, powerful "clean-up" cells called macrophages break down the blood. ...Read more

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Bloody nose last night now constant clear drainage down the back of throat but not a runny nose..Why?

Bloody nose last night now constant clear drainage down the back of throat but not a runny nose..Why?

Drip: May be dryness leading to postnasal drip,less likely the onset of a cold or silent acid reflux. With the bloody nose, consider a humidifier at night. That may help the drip as well ...Read more

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How come I have had a bloody nose since last week every morning with a slight headache and a sore throat?

How come I have had a bloody nose since last week every morning with a slight headache and a sore throat?

Could be a sinus : Infections amongst other thins that are more serious. I would get yourself evaluated by your physician soon. ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloody nose. My head hurts a bit but not bad the back of my nose an throat feels werid kinda sore but not sore an my head feels off?

I am experiencing  bloody nose. My head hurts a bit but not bad the back of my nose an throat feels werid kinda sore but not sore an my head feels off?

Epistaxis: If the nose bleeding is profuse and you cannot stop it by sitting upright and pinching both sides of your nostrils for 5 solid minutes before letting go, proceed to the hospital emergency room where your blood pressure will be checked and nose cauterized or packed. Your throat can also be examined there. ...Read more

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Have severe sinus infect. taking 600mg Cefdinik daily.Big adenoids, Bloody nose down throat, rust smell, scratchy throat. Just a bloody nose draining?

Have severe sinus infect. taking 600mg Cefdinik daily.Big adenoids, Bloody nose down throat, rust smell, scratchy throat. Just a bloody nose draining?

Revisit your doctor: while cefdinir is good for acute sinusitis, it is not ideal for chronic bacterial sinusitis, in addition you may be having blocked drainage of your sinuses, you need to be re examined and possibly need CT of your sinuses or referral to an ENT, ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloody nose, throat swelling, difficulty swallowing, neck pain, pain when swallowing and sore throat. The following also describ...

I am experiencing  bloody nose, throat swelling, difficulty swallowing, neck pain, pain when swallowing and sore throat. The following also describ...

Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). Some throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can decrease pain. ...Read more

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What type of cold/flu/infections is this? My symptoms are watery eyes, sore throat, bloody nose, stuffy nose, bloody popped ear drums and my mucus is bloody brown with dark green.

What type of cold/flu/infections is this? My symptoms are watery eyes, sore throat, bloody nose, stuffy nose, bloody popped ear drums and my mucus is bloody brown with dark green.

How : How long have you had symptoms? These symptoms sound like a viral respiratory tract infection. This is also allergy season and many symptoms overlap. If symptoms are longer than 7-10 days without improvement, it could be bacterial and you can go to your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Can dried blood from a bloody nose transmit HIV or aids?

Can dried blood from a bloody nose transmit HIV or aids?

No: Hiv seems to require living white cells to survive for any length of time, all viruses are fragile and most cannot tolerate drying, and casual household contacts of hiv-positive people even before treatment simply didn't catch it. Relax. You won't get sick. ...Read more

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I just had a bloody nose and I spit up some blood, so i'm wondering if it's ok to spit blood?

I just had a bloody nose and I spit up some blood, so i'm wondering if it's ok to spit blood?

Yes: If the blood drained down the back of your throat that would happen. If it reoccurs then you need to get checked. ...Read more

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Im not sure where the streak of blood in my phlegm came from. If it was my sinuses would I have a bloody nose? This only happened once

Im not sure where the streak of blood in my phlegm came from. If it was my sinuses would I have a bloody nose? This only happened once

Blood in mucus: Unlikely that an isolated occurrence of blood in your phlegm/mucus is a concern. From time to time the mucus membranes of the nose/throat can bleed as a result of dryness, medication use, trauma, infection. If it is regular or heavy or associated with other symptoms, then have it checked out. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Ok do I didn't bite my lip bt i got a bloody nose and accidently swallowed some blood am i ok how much blood does it have to be to be poisonus?

Ok do I didn't bite my lip bt i got a bloody nose and accidently swallowed some blood am i ok how much blood does it have to be to be poisonus?

Don't fret: Your blood isn't poison. It sounds like it isn't bleeding now. If your nose bleeds hold your nostrils between fingers for about 10 minutes. Sit up & hold your head & neck forward so the blood doesn’t just flow down your throat. If you are able to – place a moistened cotton ball over the area that is bleeding. If you can’t control the bleeding after 20 minutes – seek med help. Take care. ...Read more

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I got a severe bloody nose last night that lasted 20 mins. I felt like I had a blood clot in my nose so I gently touched it and I bled again. help ?

I got a severe bloody nose last night that lasted 20 mins. I felt like I had a blood clot in my nose so I gently touched it and I bled again. help ?

See below: Nose bleeds are not uncommon. Visit this site for treating nose bleed:
http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/nosebleeds-causes-and-treatments
if bleeding occurs more than once a month, see an ENT specialist.
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Is it okay to pull out blood clots from a bloody nose?

Not a good idea: It's not a good idea to disturb a clot in a bloody nose because that's what is preventing further bleeding. ...Read more

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Woke up with blood on my pillow. How did i get a bloody nose in my sleep?

Woke up with blood on my pillow. How did i get a bloody nose in my sleep?

Bloody nose: Here are some possible reasons. Do any of them apply? Nose bleed reasons: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, being at ^ altitude, trauma to nose, nose picking, or blowing the nose hard. Bacterial & viral infections can ^ risk as well as bleeding disorders. Recurrent nose bleeds may be due to broken vessel in the nose. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when an extreme bloody nose includes huge blood clots?

Bloody nose: It means that they blood accumulated in your nose and clotted. This is how your blood should respond to a massive nose bleed, so it would appear that other than the nose bleed, you are probably pretty normal. ...Read more

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Woke up in the middle of the night with a bad bloody nose. Swallowed a lot of blood and feel nauseous and have a headache now. What should I do?

Woke up in the middle of the night with a bad bloody nose. Swallowed a lot of blood and feel nauseous and have a headache now. What should I do?

Rest: Get some ice over your nasal bridge and lay down. Rest and try to relax. Your blood pressure may have been up if you have a headache though you are very young. Check your blood pressure out and then monitor it for s few reasons. If symptoms occur again see your doctor ...Read more

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Yesterday I had a bloody nose twice and today twice.When I blew my nose a huge blood clot came out. I never get a bloody nose.Should I be worried?

Yesterday I had a bloody nose twice and today twice.When I blew my nose a huge blood clot came out. I never get a bloody nose.Should I be worried?

Depends...: Not knowing your age, medical condition, medications............at this time of year, it is dry nasal mucosa related bleed. If you are on ASA hold it. If allergy hx...take Loratadine, Nasonex, (mometasone) Singulair. Using a dab of antibiotic ointment in a Q tip, applying inside nostril at bed time, hydrating yourself, taking Vit C will help. ...Read more

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