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Coughing Blood With Blood In Nose
Common: Blood in the nose is very common especially in drier colder climates. The tissues inside the nose are very delicate and easily injured and when injured can bleed. A little bit of blood once in a while on a tissue is usually nothing to be concerned about. More significant amounts of blood may be of concern and should merit a visit to an ENT doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Hmm: Probably not, but could be. You should have both looked at! ...Read more
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
Go To ER: If you are bleeding that much you need to be seen by an ent. If it is significant go to the emergency room. ...Read more
Blood when blowing nose and spitting up little blood and pink in morning could that be from post nasal drip from nose?
See your doctor: It may be due to an infection but need to rule out a more serious cause especially if you are a smoker or have had a lot of 2nd hand smoke exposure. ...Read more
For past week i've had small streaks of blood in phlegm in the morning. Some blood stains when blow nose. Not sick with cold or flu. Cause?
Blood from nose: Blood from nose (epistaxis) can be due to the high heat in the midwest & most of the country right now. The heat can dry out mucous membranes causing bleeding and 'small streaks of blood phlegm' and 'when blowing nose.' you may want to see your doctor bleeding becomes excessive or persists. Topical vaseline or Bacitracin on the nasal septum may help protect the mucous membranes from drying. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does having symptoms like nose bleeds with lots of blood clots and pooping blood clots indicate?
Nosebleeds: That your doctor should check you one of the many clotting deficiencies. Maybe your nose bled so much that you swallowed blood. What color is the blood in the stool? Tell your doctor>. ...Read more
Nose stuffy only at night and and in early morning in right nostril only with bright red blood in mucus no nose bleeds with slight sinus pressure?
Could blood that's in vomit and in sputum when i cough and sneeze be from back of the nose. No blood comes out from nostrils though?
Not likely: Get in 2 b cn by ur pcp. This is abnormal and needs evaluation. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. Vigorous coughing can break small blood vessels and cause those symptoms. However, coughing up blood should always be evaluated by an MD. ...Read more
Waking up often during mornings with taste of blood (metallic?) in mouth.No blood when I spit out
Is Mouth/Chest source?Also have high blood pressure
Drug side effect?: In addition to infections (bronchial, sinus, etc), many drugs, including some used for high blood pressure, can cause abnormal taste sensations. Google "drug side effects" to find several resources where you can search your medications to see if they have this effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could blood that's in vomit and there when i cough and sneeze be from the back nasal passage? It's usual globs and streaks of red blood?
Blood in vomit BAD: You do not want to see blood in your vomit. It implies that somewhere there has been a tear in some part of your throat, esophagus or stomach. You need to see a gastroenterologist to make sure you haven't caused significant damage. I'd also like to know why you are vomiting? Is it self induced? Do you have a GI bug? ...Read more
Nasal cancer or bening? Small amounts of blood tinged mucus in the morning when blowing nose 3 wks. No congestion or runny nose. Minor post nasal drip
My 14 year old son complains of headaches, nasal discharge with blood and mucus in throat with tinge of blood, some chest pain intermittently.
Workup mgt: His chest pain may be related to an infection given his sinus symptoms. I would suggest an evaluation. Treatment with antibiotics may be needed to treat both infections. Allergic disease and wheezing with bronchoconstriction is managed with nasal saline/medications, antihistamines and inhaled medications. A pulmonary function test is advised as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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