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Gum bled night b4 floss AM woke choke on acid reflux then dried blood in nose Afternoon spit not cough tsp of bright red blood in clear saliva Advise?

Gum bled night b4 floss AM woke choke on acid reflux then dried blood in nose Afternoon spit not cough tsp of bright red blood in clear saliva Advise?

Check it out: You need to see a periodontist For oral bleeding and you need to see a GI physician to check out your stomach area maybe even an ENT physician
Don't ignore your problem ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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Chronic cough, night sweats, choking on saliva since Dec. No fever, fatigue, sore throat, or allergies. Xrays, blood work clear in Jan. Ideas? Thanks

Chronic cough, night sweats, choking on saliva since Dec. No fever, fatigue, sore throat, or allergies. Xrays, blood work clear in Jan. Ideas? Thanks

Weight loss?: If you have not lost weight, it is not an emergent issue and not likely to be serious. However, it would be prudent to consult a pulmonologist- lung doctor for an evaluation.
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

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What is blood in saliva in the mornjngfrom?

What is blood in saliva in the mornjngfrom?

Many: You may have a bad case of gingivitis. You may be biting your cheek or tongue at night. These as just two of the many potential reasons. Check with your doctor if neither of the above conditions applies to you. ...Read more

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What are probable causes of blood in saliva?

What are probable causes of blood in saliva?

Gum disease likely: Understanding that you need a complete and thorough exam to be sure, in the vast majority of cases, blood in the saliva would be from periodontal (gum) disease- either gingivitis or periodontitis. There are many other dental and medical causes, so it is imperative that you first see a dentist to accurately determine the cause and refer you to a physician only if necessary. The sooner the better! ...Read more

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Could hivbe detected in the saliva before blood?

Biomarkers: Salivary diagnostics are new non invasive tests to diagnose hpv diabetes periodontal disease and other problems HIV included. Spiting in a test tube is all one has to do. ...Read more

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Can over stimulation of saliva cause blood in saliva?

Can over stimulation of saliva cause blood in saliva?

No: It is not normal to have blood in your saliva regardless of the amount of saliva produced. You most likely have some form of periodontal (gum) disease. See a dentist for a complete and thorough dental examination and periodontal evaluation. ...Read more

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Find blood in my saliva every morning soon as I wakeup?

Find blood in my saliva every morning soon as I wakeup?

Probably gingivitis: Since it happens every morning we can eliminate post extraction bleeding. .... Which leaves gum irritation or infection as the most likely cause. You need to see your dentist to be evaluated for and treated for possible periodontal disease. (infected gums). ...Read more

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What would be wrong with someone to have blood in their saliva?

What would be wrong with someone to have blood in their saliva?

Depends: Most commonly this is from gingivitis/periodontitis/gum disease...See your dentist for eval and thorough cleaning.
Less common, bleeding ulcer/discharge from sinus/ulcerations in mouth or throat. ...Read more

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I have noticed very little blood in saliva immediately after smoking. No other symptoms. I'm 27 and average smoker. Please help I'm worried.

I have noticed very little blood in saliva immediately after smoking. No other symptoms. I'm 27 and average smoker. Please help I'm worried.

Blood in saliva: I recommend a careful and complete examination of your mouth and throat by an Otolaryngologist or oral surgeon. At your age I don't expect there is any serious pathology. This is also a great opportunity for you to permanently discontinue smoking or using any tobacco products. ...Read more

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What are the odds of catching HIV from blood in saliva?

HIV: What did you do with the bloody saliva. Blood in any form can contain the virus, altho less likely since salivary enzymes can kill the virus. Even, however, if the virus was present it would have to get into your body somehow, requiring some form of intimate contact. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is the risk of infection from someone elses blood or saliva?

I'm curious as to what is the risk of infection from someone elses blood or saliva?

It depends on: If that individual is carrying an infection, what the microbe is and how it makes contact with the other party (ie. Coughing, touching, kissing, sexual intercourse) etc. ...Read more

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Is it possible that saliva with blood can contain hiv?

Bloody Saliva ; HIV: If a person is infected with hiv, the virus may well be in saliva even without gross blood. The concentration is usually low but it is transmissable. ...Read more

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Types of cancer that causes blood in saliva after waking up?

Types of cancer that causes blood in saliva after waking up?

Possibly Head/Neck: Possibly head/neck cancers

http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/head-and-neck-cancer.

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What's a higher risk of getting HIV? Through blood or saliva?

What's a higher risk of getting HIV? Through blood or saliva?

High risk behavior?: Your query implies high risk behavior that puts you in contact with a variety of bodily fluids. Take extra precautions please! If you don't trust the contact individual in question, then DON'T take a chance! If you think you've been exposed, get tested NOW & start treatment if positive. And, please be responsible not to put others at risk if you may even remotely have chanced an infection. ...Read more

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Hi. Why every morning when I wake up I spit no saliva is blood?

Hi. Why every morning when I wake up I spit no saliva is blood?

See a doctor: Blood in spit with or without coughing could be as a simple allergy and sinusitis irritating the throat to a worst scenario, but it is a red flag that should not be ignored.
see a doctor for assurance or treatment. ...Read more

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Every time I cough I am seeing light blood on my saliva. Why is that?

Bloody saliva: Hello, blood with cough needs to be evaluated. You have a fever so infectious causes could be present but you also smoke. A chest x-ray, and possibly an antibiotic may be helpful. Follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there any relation between blood in the saliva every morning and halitosis?

Is there any relation between blood in the saliva every morning and halitosis?

Possibly: Blood in the saliva suggests periodontal problems. Halitosis can result from the bacteria related to periodontal disease. See a dentist asap. ...Read more

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Blood test have detected any hormonal imbalances, or should I get a saliva test?

Blood test have detected any hormonal imbalances, or should I get a saliva test?

Blood tests: Blood tests are generally more reliable, but what kind of hormonal imbalance are you concerned about. They're not as common as you would think from reading the internet. ...Read more

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I am 22 yrs old I noticed blood in my saliva in the morning wen I spat What can be the reason?

I am 22 yrs old I noticed blood in my saliva in the morning wen I spat What can be the reason?

Probably nothing: It's likely nothing to worry about. How is your oral hygiene? If your gums are a bit reddish, then a drop of blood mixed w/ ur saliva may seem like a lot of bleeding. Make sure you brush & floss well regularly & your gums' health will improve. If you r a smoker, sometimes a drop of blood from throat due to irritation can show up with your saliva & seem more than it is. See ur dentist if continues ...Read more

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What to do if I have very low cortisol blood levels but very high saliva, both the same day and time, why is that?

What to do if I have very low cortisol blood levels but very high saliva, both the same day and time, why is that?

CBG: Hi. There is a blood protein that binds cortisol called cortisol-binding globulin (CBG). Some people are genetically lacking CBG, so that large fraction of bound (kind of inert) cortisol is missing, and their cortisol blood levels are much lower. CBG does not go into saliva, but cortisol does. Without knowing more details, that could account for the differences. ...Read more

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20 male. I smoke fairly often, but not regularly. I do use snus. I spat blood today, pure red saliva. Never happened before. Should I be worried.

20 male. I smoke fairly often, but not regularly. I do use snus. I spat blood today, pure red saliva. Never happened before. Should I be worried.

Yes: Blood in sputum or saliva is never normal. At your age, it is unlikely (but not impossible) that it could represent something serious. Stopping smoking and dipping (or chewing) is the single best thing you could do to turn your currently young life into a much older one. See your health professional for an exam. ...Read more

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I just had the taste of blood in my mouth and I looked and there was some in my saliva what could it be there wasn't much?

I just had the taste of blood in my mouth and I looked and there was some in my saliva what could it be there wasn't much?

Periodontal?: Most likely you have some form of periodontal (gum) disease. Either the milder form called gingivitis, or the more advanced and serious type known as periodontitis. Less likely are an accidental cut or abrasion, or food impaction causing gum inflammation and bleeding. Even less likely are some medical problems. In any case, you need to see a dentist for an evaluation and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Small specks of blood in saliva after vomiting. Could this be serious?

Small specks of blood in saliva after vomiting. Could this be serious?

Persists?: Vomiting may cause small vessels in the stomach or esophagus to rupture. It should not persist. If it persists see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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The last time I smoked was august 4, 2013. I recently smoked on march 29, 2014. How long will it take to get out my hair, blood, saliva, and urine?

Nicotine Testing: You are now a smoker again as far as the hair test will go. The other tests will clear quickly. Don't pick up this habit again, please. ...Read more

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I have been waking up in the mornings with blood in my saliva, it is flemy and quite thick for the first spit then one or two spits later it is gone,?

I have been waking up in the mornings with blood in my saliva, it is flemy and quite thick for the first spit then one or two spits later it is gone,?

Concerning: Certainly there should not be blood in your saliva when you wake up... Although this can be as simple as from a bloody nose where you might have swallowed blood- you should see your doctor. ...Read more

Saliva (Definition)

The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more


Nocturnal (Definition)

This term is used to note that something ...Read more