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Common causes of spitting up blood?

Common causes of spitting up blood?

Get it evaluated: Do you mean coughing up blood, throwing up blood or simply having blood in your saliva? They all have different causes and some can be serious. Speak with your doctor. ...Read more

Spitting Up (Definition)

Spitting up is normal for babies, and is usually nothing to worry about. Excessive spitting, however, can be ...Read more


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What could be the cause to spitting up blood when coughing?

What could be the cause to spitting up blood when coughing?

See your doctor: Could be bloody post nasal drip, bleeding from back of mouth/throat, or even pneumonia. Definitely a symptom you don't want to ignore. Please make an appointment with your physician. ...Read more

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What can cause you to spit up blood?

What can cause you to spit up blood?

Coughing or spitting: If coughing that implies it is coming from lungs due to bronchitis, TB or even a tumor. If spitting it implies it is coming from GI tract. Either one requires prompt medical evaluation. If the amount is large go to the ED now. If smaller see primary care as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause you to spit up blood?

Can alcohol cause you to spit up blood?

Possibly: After vomiting you can develop small tears in the esophagus that can bleed. Also, more frequent alcohol abusers can develop ulcers. In any case, go see your doctor.. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux or overusing Zantac (ranitidine) cause spitting up blood?

Can acid reflux or overusing Zantac (ranitidine) cause spitting up blood?

Spitting up Blood: This is an emergency. You do realize that don't you? The problem is what is causing the acid reflux. What ever the cause of the acid reflux is getting worse...It is not getting better with zantac (ranitidine). You need immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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Could my tonsils be causing me to spit up blood?

Could my tonsils be causing me to spit up blood?

Tonsil stones: Hello, it depends on how you are dislodging the tonsilliths. I recommend a forceful gargle after every meal. This should be the most atraumatic way to remove these stones. If you manipulate the tonsil tissue with a tool of some type, then bleeding commonly occurs. Be careful because scar tissue could occur that will lead to a serious infection, maybe even an abscess. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are possible causes for coughing/spitting up blood? Sinus pressure/headache when coughing.

What are possible causes for coughing/spitting up blood? Sinus pressure/headache when coughing.

Given : Given your symptoms, sinusitis may be the culprit. There are many causes for coughing up blood--from simple and easy to complex and concerning. It can be from the nose, mouth, throat, lungs/bronchi, and esophagus. The most common cause can be bronchitis or pneumonia. If this is persistent, you should go to the doctor. It is hard to judge without more info: age, smoker, fever, difficulty breathing, throat pain, etc. ...Read more

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What could be causing me to be spitting up blood and getting chest pains?

What could be causing me to be spitting up blood and getting chest pains?

Some bad things. CMD: Cough or spit? Cough could be from infection, irritation, tumors of head and neck including sinuses, throat, bronchial tubes or lungs. Spit can be from sinuses, throat, esophagus, gut. See your doc soon. ...Read more

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What could cause blood in urine and spitting up blood? He's peed blood 2xs n spit up once just today no other symptoms really , says feels feverish.

What could cause blood in urine and spitting up blood? He's peed blood 2xs n spit up once just today no other symptoms really , says feels feverish.

Emergency: Bleeding from two sources is an emergency. This is not going to be solved on the internet. This patient is very sick and needs medical attention urgently. ...Read more