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101.2 f yesterday, have an oral tempeture of 99.2, throat was hurting so bad from coughing. Yesterday, started coughing up mucus, now today bloody m?

101.2 f yesterday,  have an oral tempeture of 99.2,  throat was hurting so bad from coughing. Yesterday, started coughing up mucus, now today bloody m?

Flu epidemic: Flu is all over US. Very likely you have influenza A. Get a swab done in any urgent care. If positive then u could start taking tamiflu (oseltamivir) if symptoms are less than 48 hrs old . Even if you had flu shot this year , it did not work as virus mutated. Check CDC.GOV for flu management ...Read more

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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Earlier I felt like I had something in my throat, so I tried clearing it and A chunk of what seems to be bloody tissue came out. It has yellow mucus ?

Earlier I felt like I had something in my throat, so I tried clearing it and A chunk of what seems to be bloody tissue came out. It has yellow mucus ?

Can be benign or not: Causes of your symptoms can be from debris in tonsil pits, chronic nose, throat , sinus or lung infections, or tumors in nose, sinuses, neck, or mouth or lungs. ...Read more

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The top back of my throat is red and burning and hurting I have green bloody mucus from my sinuses what is causing the red raw in my throat?

The top back of my throat is red and burning and hurting I have green bloody mucus from my sinuses what is causing the red raw in my throat?

Postnasal Drip: In the context of the sinus infection, the likely cause for the discomfort and physical findings is the drainage of infected mucous draining from the back of the nose into the throat. There is also the possibility of a throat infection, pharyngitis. A number of clinical factors which can differentiate a bacterial infection from a viral one -- the former of which may benefit from antibiotics. ...Read more

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Waking up with bloody mucus every morning for about 3 months, no cough, been to the dentist, all good, can blood come up from throat without cough?

Waking up with bloody mucus every morning for about 3 months, no cough, been to the dentist, all good, can blood come up from throat without cough?

Yes: If i were you i would find a physician in your area and have a thorough diagnostic exam to find where the blood is coming from. This is not normal. Probably something minor, but it could be serious. ...Read more

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Was sick for a week,cold moved into ears and now draining to throat been almost a month now and starting to cough up alot of bloody mucus ?

Was sick for a week,cold moved into ears and now draining to throat been almost a month now and starting to cough up alot of bloody mucus ?

Flu epidemic: Flu is all over US. Very likely you have influenza A. Get a swab done in any urgent care.Even if you had flu shot this year , it did not work as virus mutated.drink lot of water.avoid soda,ice water.use a humidifier at night.if no fever,keep hydrating urself.drink hot or green tea 5-8 times a day.buy vicks and apply to cheeks,forehead and throat at night.take hot showers often.if no help,see MD ...Read more

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Im 4wk post op septoplasty / turbinate reduction and recently got a cold. I have thick bloody mucus running down back of throat. Is this normal?

Im 4wk post op septoplasty / turbinate reduction and recently  got a cold. I have thick bloody mucus running down back of throat. Is this normal?

Not really: Normally bleeding after nasal surgery should stop within a few days. It is possible you have developed a sinus infection which can have these symptoms. You should go see the surgeon who did your nose surgery to see if you need treatment. ...Read more

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I had alway mucus in my nose But since last 3 days some time I blow my nose inside I get bloody and yellow mucus from back of throat from the nose?

I had alway mucus in my nose
But since last 3 days some time I blow my nose inside I get bloody and yellow mucus from back of throat from the nose?

Bloody nasal mucous: The blood vessels in the nasal mucosa bleed easily. Many people have bloody mucous from nasal blowing, picking, drying from AC or central heat. It sounds like you may have an upper respiratory infection or a sinus infection. Try bactroban prescription antibiotic ointment to the middle of both nostrils at the septum with a qtip or perhaps bacitracin to help healing. Cool mist humidifier, too. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with the flu. Yet the test came back negative. I have a fever of over 100, aches, chills, bloody mucus, soar throat. Is this the flu?

I was diagnosed with the flu. Yet the test came back negative.  I have a fever of over 100, aches, chills, bloody mucus, soar throat.  Is this the flu?

Influenza: This illness is caused by a virus and it can be simulated by other viruses like parainfluenza, adenovirus, enteroviruses, and so on. Do not know what test was done and whether it has a high false negative frequency, but it does sound like you have a flu-like illness for which antibiotics are unnecessary. ...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