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Blood In Phlegm Throat
Seek consult: Blood in your throat is never normal. Get an ent. ...Read more
Phlegm is the thick, sticky mucus secreted by the surface of the respiratory tract during a cold or other respiratory infection. The respiratory tract includes the nose and sinuses, throat, voice box, bronchi, and lungs. Phlegm is mucus that may contain bacteria, viruses, respiratory surface cells, and inflammatory cells. Normal mucus is not phlegm, but a protective layer secreted ...Read more
Is this really a simple cold/ flu? Still sick after 3 days. No stuffy/ runny nose, yes coughing up phlegm/ blood, throat irritation, loss appetite.
I noticed blood in my phlegm, now it feels like there is something stuck in my throat, what is this?
Had phlegm for last 2 months, no coughing just clearing throat of the phlegm. Green in colour, little blood streaks on 1 or 2 occasions.
I feel I have phlegm in the throat for 3 months, sputum occasionally, mostly in the morning. I had a blood stained sputum today, what could it be?
Blood in phlegm only in morning it goes after I've cleared my throat 2-3 times. I don't smoke an no other symptoms no cough either ?
Doctor time: You describe enough serious stuff going on that warrants a medical exam by a doctor. See a doctor. ...Read more
I have constant phlegm in my throat. Whenever i clear my throat, the phlegm is thick and white and also tastes like blood / iron. Help! its annoying. ?
Postnasal drip: Mucus is normally present in our membranes but excess amounts can be produced by allergies, sinus problems, deviated nasal septum, excessively dry envirinment, irritants, certain foods, changes in temperature, etc. If the mucus is foul smelling, you may have a sinus infection requiring antibiotics. Mucinex thins out thick mucus. See an ENT specialist if necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I spit a phlegm with a very small amount of blood. Is this a serious problem or it this just a wound in my throat because of coughing hard?
Coughing blood: A cough which produces blood may come from one of two sources. It may simply be blood which drains from the nasal passages down the back of the throat or may be originating in the lungs themselves. Often associated with bronchitis or inflammation, however hirmoptysis or coughing blood should be evaluated by your physician in either case. ...Read more
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