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Blood In The Saliva At Night
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?
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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
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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
Chronic cough, night sweats, choking on saliva since Dec. No fever, fatigue, sore throat, or allergies. Xrays, blood work clear in Jan. Ideas? Thanks
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.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
If someone had a saliva test and was told they are HIV positive but when they got their blood tested it said negative what should that person do?
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
When I wake up in the morning my mouth was full of blood that mixed up with saliva. But after that I coughed and checked but I didn't find any blood.
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,?
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