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Doctor insights on: Blood In Mucus Throat

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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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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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Unilateral tonsillitis. negative for strep, and DR says no PTA. Intermittent foul taste. Now blood in throat mucus. 3 days steroids/Tylenol no help.

Unilateral tonsillitis. negative for strep, and DR says no PTA. Intermittent foul taste. Now blood in throat mucus. 3 days steroids/Tylenol no help.

See ENT: If this has been present for more than a couple of weeks or getting worse, see an ENT to get checked out . The foul taste and bleeding suggest that there may be an abscess in that tonsil. ...Read more

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I've been coughing up small yet thick globs of yellow mucus+blood, my throat hurts, and it made me vomit. What could this be and how can I treat it?

I've been coughing up small yet thick globs of yellow mucus+blood, my throat hurts, and it made me vomit. What could this be and how can I treat it?

Productive cough: Typically, a cough productive of colored sputum suggests infection. It could be coming from the lungs however most often, in non-smokers and young persons it is coming from a sinus infection. To make an accurate diagnosis a physical examination is needed. Sometimes nasal rinsing with saline will improve these symptoms. Products such as neilmed or netipot are available over-the-counter. ...Read more

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Swollen tonsil now slightly bleeding. Blood and mucus trickling down throat making it hard to sleep. What should I do?

Swollen tonsil now slightly bleeding. Blood and mucus trickling down throat making it hard to sleep. What should I do?

See your doctor ASAP: Your medication list includes infliximab, which can make you prone to serious infections, so i would not delay seeing a doctor. I don't know how much you are bleeding, but if it is keeping you from sleeping, it my be quite a bit, and since you can't sleep anyways i would go to your local er to be seen. If you have strep or some other bacterial infection, the sooner you start treatment the better. ...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