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Blood From Tonsils
Go To ER: If you are bleeding that much you need to be seen by an ent. If it is significant go to the emergency room. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Coughing up mucus with traces of blood. Swollen tonsils and throat. Is the blood likely just due to coughing breaking the blood vessels in throat?
Yes: Excessive pressure from coughing can break capillaries and cause small amount of blood to appear in the mucus. Take a probiotic (Megafood Megaflora Plus brand), zinc 50 mg/day (NOW is a good brand), Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand) or sunshine for 30-45 minutes at noon daily to get over the the infection faster. Throat coat liquorice tea (consume several times/day) also helps to reduce pain. ...Read more
What causes blood clot from sinus infection . Having sinus pressure no blood dripping only when blowing then coming out mouth from hocking from nose?
Sinusitis with clot: The inner lining of the nasal cavity is fragile. When dried out or inflamed, the underlying blood vessels of the nose tend to bleed. An older bleed that has stopped can cause blood clots. Please visit a PMD for treatment of your nosebleed and sinus infection, to see if antibiotics are needed. Sterile saline drops for nasal irrigation can help relieve symptoms until then. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood when blowing nose and spitting up little blood and pink in morning could that be from post nasal drip from nose?
Blood: Is it where the white part of the eye (sclera) usually is? If so, it is usually benign and will clear with time (1-21 days), use artificial tears and if vision changes see your eye doctor. Or is it in the tears and you can wipe it off with a tissue? This could be many things, a tumor infection of the tear drainage system, a viral infection, a hemangioma under the lid, etc. See and eye md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood coming out from cough and sore throat from last 6 months diffuculty swallowing and some time blood comes out from nose also ?
Strep pneumoniae found in blood, had meningitis.Told from sinuses, but lots of blood tests year before.Possible germs from needles/tests caused it?
No: There is no way a contaminated needle gave you a germ that sat around for a year and then decided to infect you. Once it finds a way in, strep pneumonia will multiply fast enough to make you sick within 24 hrs.The germ is actually carried in the nasal airway at various times in normal people who never get sick from it. ...Read more
Bright red bloody mucus with blood clots excreted from tip of uvula after pulling out white stringy plug?
Mucus: It appears that there was a mucus plug impacted on your uvula and irritation/inflammation occurred when it was pulled off. If bleeding and/nonhealing of the uvula persists, consult an otolaryngologist for treatment and in the meantime, bathe the uvula area with cold water which helps.However if brisk bleeding continues head to the hospital emergency room where urgent treatment can be given ...Read more
Probably not: You can only use it if you are prepared to receive it in the proper type of medium and spin off the serum before it clots. ...Read more
When there's a cut, blood leaves from the blood vessel, but there are also white blood cells and platelets in the blood vessel. why don't they escape too?
They do: All components of blood leak out when there is injury to the blood vessels. Just that red cells are far more numerous than other cells. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
How do you differentiate between sputum coming from chest/lungs and sputum from post nasal drip/sinuses. I have constant sticky mucus with blood.
Yes: Yes the bumps are swollen lymphoid tissue. ...Read more