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Blood In Nose And Throat Mucus
Runny nose with (nasal congestion), headache, sneezing, sore throat in the morning only. Occasional blood tinged mucous embedded on floor of throat?
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
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
Pain in right eyebrow. Very green mucus from nose and throat. Ear pain. Mucus leaks from my nose and has a lot of blood.
Blood when blowing nose and spitting up little blood and pink in morning could that be from post nasal drip from nose?
(with previous question) my throat is sore and it's hard to swallow, nose runny, painful/stiff neck and base of head. Dry cough that sometimes gives up mucus. Mucus and blood after blowing nose.
Yes: Yes. Vigorous coughing can break small blood vessels and cause those symptoms. However, coughing up blood should always be evaluated by an MD. ...Read more
Usually not: Throat mucus needs cleared by swallowing or spitting it out. ...Read more
Nose stuffy only at night and and in early morning in right nostril only with bright red blood in mucus no nose bleeds with slight sinus pressure?
Nasal cancer or bening? Small amounts of blood tinged mucus in the morning when blowing nose 3 wks. No congestion or runny nose. Minor post nasal drip
Common: Blood in the nose is very common especially in drier colder climates. The tissues inside the nose are very delicate and easily injured and when injured can bleed. A little bit of blood once in a while on a tissue is usually nothing to be concerned about. More significant amounts of blood may be of concern and should merit a visit to an ENT doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: It may be due to an infection but need to rule out a more serious cause especially if you are a smoker or have had a lot of 2nd hand smoke exposure. ...Read more
Hacking cough with yellow phlegm for 5 days, progressive worse with pressure in face and fullness in ears. Throat sore runny nose. Just a cold?
Mgt: If you have had a fever > 101 for more than three days, or if this persists for another 10 days, a course of antibiotics may be given to treat sinusitis. Most bronchitis infections are viral but if the cough persists or is associated with significant shortness of breath, fever, cough, please see your PCP. A follow up virtual appointment is available. ...Read more
Allergies, post nasal drip, occasionally stuffy nose with clear and sometimes bloody mucus. Sore throat and pressure/headaches on forehead.Sinusitis?
Could be: If this is an ongoing or recurrent problem then allergy is possible. If it's quite new then infection is more likely especially at this time of year. Your doctor would take factors like duration, family history, exposures, physical findings and more into account to make a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Can trouble swallowing, body aches, excess mucus in throat , cough. And green phlegm mean throat cancer?
Not likely : These symptoms are more indicative of infection (either viral or bacterial). Cancers can lead to a secondary infection though, and if they don't fully resolve with time or treatment you should consider bringing this possibility up with your provider, especially if you smoke. ...Read more
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