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Causes of blood in urine?

Causes of blood in urine?

Infection, stone, or: The most common cause of blood in urine is a bladder infection. It may also be a sign of kidney stones. Rarely, if the blood is persistent in your urine, it could be bladder or kidney cancer. You should see a urologist if it doesn't go away. ...Read more

Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Phlegm (Definition)

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


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Meaning of blood in cough?

Meaning of blood in cough?

Blood in cough: This can as simple as an infection or as ominous as cancer. You need to see your physician. ...Read more

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What causes blood in snot?

What causes blood in snot?

Inflammation: The nose is very vascular (many blood vessels-including very small capillaries), and minor inflammation of those blood vessels can sometimes cause blood tinged mucus. ...Read more

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What causes mucus and blood in the stool?

What causes mucus and blood in the stool?

Hemorrhoids: Usually but can be many other things including infection, inflammatory bowel disease and tumors, both benign and malignant. See a colorectal surgeon sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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What causes blood spot in phlegm?

What causes blood spot in phlegm?

Blood in phlegm: The most common origin of blood in phlegm is the nasal cavity including the sinuses.Dry, chaffed mucous membranes can bleed and this drips down the back of the throat and comes up with the phlegm.It can also come from bleeding gums or other sources in the mouth.Infrequently, it might arise from the stomach or lungs. If it persists, increases in frequency, duration or severity have it checked out. ...Read more

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What conditions would have the symptom of coughing up blood or blood in the phlegm?

Hemoptysis: Coughing up blood, hemoptysis, can represent serious disease including infection and cancer. You must see your doctor as soon as you can to evaluate your condition! ...Read more

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What causes mucus and blood in stool in toddler?

What causes mucus and blood in stool in toddler?

Multiple: Many times if the child is constipated there will be a bit of blood from an anal fissure ( cut) . Sometimes it may mean some viral infection. Sometimes it may mean a food intolerance/allergy. Please see your pediatrician, and bring a stool sample. ...Read more

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What causes traces of blood in your urine?

What causes traces of blood in your urine?

No: Blood in urine is acute urinary tract infection, tuberculosis or malignancy until proven otherwise. There are other less frequent causes, but Azithromycin is not likely one of them. ...Read more

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What causes fever and blood clots in urine?

Infection?: Probably this is a sign of an infection in the urinary tract, or possibly a stone. I advise you to see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Severe dyspnea due to cough and small amount of blood in mucus. Tb?

Severe dyspnea due to cough and small amount of blood in mucus. Tb?

Possibly...: Hemoptysis, coughing blood, always needs to be evaluated by a doctor. The usual etiology is bronchitis ( including from tb, if other symptoms present) but malignancy can cause this as well so it needs a doctor evaluation asap. If you are short of breath, you should go to nearest er as this can be life-threatening. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why blood is seen in sputum or in cough in the case of bronchiectasis?

Why blood is seen in sputum or in cough in the case of bronchiectasis?

Blood vessel rupture: Blood in sputum or hemoptysis in the setting of bronchiectasis is due to rupture of tiny blood vessels along the surface of the diseased bronchial tubes. Normally the amount of bleeding is minor but can be significant and require emergent care. Other causes of hemoptysis include infections, cancers and vascular diseases. ...Read more

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Sometimes clots of blood in nose?

Sometimes clots of blood in nose?

Intermittent bleed: Where there is blood, there are clots. You may be having intermittent bleeding within your nose. The causes can be local trauma, dry air drying the nose, or help with thin blood as when your platelets are not working. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots in the milk glands?

What causes blood clots in the milk glands?

If I understand you: Correctly, bloody nipple discharge should be medically evaluated with your doctor. Are you describing that you are breast feeding currently? Then it could be mastitis, but should still be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause shortness of breath and blood in urine?

Can diabetes cause shortness of breath and blood in urine?

yes and no: Diabetic ketoacidosis causes air hunger - a severe form of shortness of breath. Uncomplicated diabetes causes neither shortness of breath nor blood in the urine - i'd look for another cause. ...Read more

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Coughing up mucus with traces of blood. Swollen tonsils and throat. Is the blood likely just due to coughing breaking the blood vessels in throat?

Coughing up mucus with traces of blood. Swollen tonsils and throat. Is the blood likely just due to coughing breaking the blood vessels in throat?

Yes: Excessive pressure from coughing can break capillaries and cause small amount of blood to appear in the mucus. Take a probiotic (Megafood Megaflora Plus brand), zinc 50 mg/day (NOW is a good brand), Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand) or sunshine for 30-45 minutes at noon daily to get over the the infection faster. Throat coat liquorice tea (consume several times/day) also helps to reduce pain. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a sudden drop in blood sugar?

Doesn't happen: If you're overweight and you eat, your blood sugar increases. Your body is designed to drop that sugar back to normal; that's what it's supposed to do. When it does that you may have mild symptoms, but they will not harm you. How do you know your sugar is dropping, as people are generally not able to predict blood sugar accurately, they just think they know. Don't fall for internet scams either. ...Read more

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What cause of cough mucus blood from mouth ?

What cause of  cough mucus blood from mouth ?

Cold: There are sources of blood, like the stomach, the lungs and the nose and posterior pharynx. In time of cold or upper respiratory infection, there is mucous which is thicker than the plasma. This draws the fluid from the blood vessels in the nose and the pharynx which are to the surface and they can pop and hence you cough up blood. If possible other causes, please go see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Productive Cough (Definition)

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